Do you agree with Howe that all movements “must always struggle but never quite triumph, and then, after a time, must struggle in order to to triumph”? What does this ever-long struggle mean to you?
When David Bornstein says that social changes occur because barriers that once impeded them have, with stunning speed, disappeared,” do you believe that wealth had to do with it? or would you agree with a quote from Jordi earlier in the year that “whatever preschoolers are learning about today is tomorrow’s common practice” that education drives reform?. Is wealth and education correlated together?
If their goal is to really improve the third world at what point should the strategy of Kiva change from offering loans to offering other benefits such as roads, education, cash transfer, insurance? Due to their overwhelming number of lenders do you think that they would be able to change their strategy or are their lenders in the business purely for lending loans?