Changing the World
My friend Dave introduced me to the concept of microcredit/microfinance through this incredible book:
It was such a powerful concept that we donated to Grameen USA, and I went to a microcredit discussion group meeting at Dave's house, where other like-minded folks recommended these 2 books:
I'm in the process of reading them now.
Before I had heard of microcredit, I had come up with an idea that I dubbed Atlas Smiled. I've posted the idea up on Omidyar.net here:
Dave had also organized an awareness dinner with Unitus, which sounds like an incredible company.