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Center for Health Market Innovations Interview

Linked Foundation’s Executive Director Nancy Swanson and Mercy Corps’ former Senior Advisor of Social Innovations David Lehr were interviewed by the Center for Health Market Innovations’ Amanda Macchi about their Guatemala initiative, Tiendas de la Salud. Read the interview here: Bringing High-Quality Medications Closer to Salud’s Network of Health Stores

Featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review

We’re delighted that the SSIR has featured our initiative in Guatemala. Linked Foundation advisory team member David Lehr, authored this excellent summary of our efforts to improve the health of impoverished families in rural Guatemala. Making a Healthy Exit: In places like rural Guatemala, the quest to sustain a vital social enterprise often depends on…

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Honored: Bamboo Finance Features TISA Project

The most rewarding part of our work at Linked Foundation is witnessing sustainable improvements in people’s lives and health. That said, it is also gratifying when leaders in our sector recognize our efforts. Last year we were honored when Bamboo Finance, a commercial private equity firm specializing in investing in business models that benefit low-income communities,…

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Re-focusing my American Eyes

I have the great privilege of being able to do work which makes a difference in the world.  I say this from a place of gratitude, not one of smugness.  While I certainly enjoyed my former career in the telecom industry (and its concomitant financial benefits), it did not feed my soul the way my…

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Reflections from Honduras – Three Keys to Successful Partnerships

I recently had the good fortune to travel to three countries in 30 days with Lara, my colleague at Global Partnerships. We needed to meet with existing partners, as well as explore some new potential opportunities. While any time I venture into the field I have a well-organized schedule and set of goals to achieve,…

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