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Filipino yuppies talk propoor biz in Davos

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Human Nature products made by Gandang Kalikasan, co-founded by Anna Meloto-Wilk, who was among the Filipino delegates to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos.  PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM

They were yuppies (young upwardly mobile professionals) who left the corporate world to take the off-the-beaten path of social entrepreneurship. They found their calling in building businesses that help the poor without relying on charity.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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