Articles by Luke Filose
Global Social Venture Competition: Weighing the Health of Children in Mali
Around one in five children in Mali dies before his or her fifth birthday. Imagine preventing half of these 117,000 annual deaths with a few cell phones and scales. I interviewed the founders of Pesinet - a new organization and 2009 GSVC finalist - and I’m excited about the ability of their new micro-insurance program to accomplish just that.