ERIC Number: EJ515310
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Grassroots Development and the Issue of Scale: A Colombian Case.
Pierce, Steven D.
Grassroots Development, v19 n2 p29-37 1995
The Fundacion Social, a grassroots organization in Colombia, uses profits from its 14 companies to fund community self-help initiatives aimed at eliminating poverty. Social programs focus on community integration, microbusinesses, recycling, education, and communication. The organization seeks to eliminate structural poverty and is currently working with the private sector to develop new sources of capital and human resources. (LP)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Community Programs, Cooperative Planning, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Nongovernmental Organizations, Organizational Objectives, Poverty Programs, Program Descriptions, Self Help Programs, Social Action
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Colombia