Philanthropy and Development in Emerging Markets

In The Blue Sweater, Jacqueline Novogratz explains how the most well-intentioned aid efforts often fail, and the slow and steady approach works best

Editor's Rating:

The Good: A practical, yet heart-felt analysis of efforts to eradicate poverty

The Bad: The book's last-third is almost a pitch for the author's nonprofit fund

The Bottom Line: Valuable lessons in social entrepreneurship and philanthropy

The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected WorldBy Jaqueline NovogratzRodale Books; 256 pp.; $24.95

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