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From Compassion to Capacity-Building: How Difficult Global Contexts Inspire Another Way

Thursday, November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am • Organized By HOPE International
300 E 39th St, Room 1-N, Kansas City, MO 64111


This session features two businesses that are using their contributions in home-building and brand-creation to empower the most vulnerable. We’ll examine their company culture, policies, and strategic partnerships, then close with Q&A. Through savings, small loans, and business coaching, HOPE International partners with U.S. companies to to back an entrepreneurial approach to poverty-alleviation.

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Plexpod Wesport Commons
300 E 39th St
Room 1-N
Kansas City, MO 64111
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