| Emailthis TrendEmail | Full Article (TrendHunter.com/id/173629)

Self-Worth Through Careers
Leila Janah's Creating Jobs Speech Discusses How to End World Poverty


By: Elise Ying-Hei Ho (Star) Nov 16, 12
{SummaryTitle}

Leila Janah discusses how creating sensible jobs that also provide dignity and a “profound sense of self-worth” end world poverty unemployment in her creating jobs speech.

While teaching English in Ghana, Janah not only witnessed the incredible poverty and hardships amongst the impoverished but also their intelligence and perseverance. It is not charity or handouts that will bring an end to their poverty, they don’t need it, Janah explains.

Like assembly lines and garment factories, these jobs are broken down into manageable tasks where they can be distributed to workers and later assembled. With this in mind, Janah created Samasource, a non-profit organization that seeks to bring simple but dignified work to people living in poverty worldwide. While there are various tasks machines can now take over, there are certain skills it cannot learn without the assistance of humans. By integrating these tasks and providing computer-based work, this allows workers stay with their loved ones whilst earning money to support and care for them.



Source: youtube
Readmore: samasource.org



Related Trends:


Escaping Poverty
TrendHunter.com/id/137875



Joy's Balancing Act in Life
TrendHunter.com/id/171524



Significance of Skilled Labor
TrendHunter.com/id/140196



Breaking Down Poverty
TrendHunter.com/id/152985



Confronting Global Inequities
TrendHunter.com/id/144013



Science and the Economy
TrendHunter.com/id/155169



Evaluating Career Options
TrendHunter.com/id/140380



Charge At Your Dreams
TrendHunter.com/id/161481



Information Poverty
TrendHunter.com/id/142081




Copyright © TREND HUNTER Inc.. All Rights Reserved.