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Learning from Extremes

Author: Louise Pulford
Published Date: 4 August 2010

'In the next few decades, hundreds of millions of young, poor families will migrate to cities in the developing world in search of work and opportunity (...). It is vital that the hopes they invest are not disappointed' (Leadbeater and Wong, 2010)


As the authors mention, 'Disruptive innovation frequently starts in the margins rather than the mainstream.'


The research is focused on social entrepreneurs in education in India, Brazil, and Kenya and on how they were able to create new options and strategies to reach more people and better results.