Interviews & Articles

What Does Self Reliance Look Like?

Hand Out Vs. Hand Up It’s been over two years since Jason Stout and I started up No Poor Among Them. What is No Poor Among Them, exactly? An initiative? A podcast? A blog? Yes, to all of those things. But in my mind, I wanted it to be something more. I wanted No Poor […]

Can You Trust Your Favorite Charity? (Part I)

Given Tree certifies smaller, trusted charities and improves accountability so you can trust where your funds are going and see the impact you’re making. Imagine this: an orphanage in Kenya accepts a donation of clothing, diapers and toys, then promptly locks them in a closet once the donors are gone. These items are sold, used […]

28: Kiva Mormons

Jeremy Foote, one of the captains of the Kiva Mormons lending team, joins us in a long-awaited look at the best kept secret of Mormons in microfinance. is a nonprofit that alleviates poverty around the world by connecting people who want to give back with entrepreneurs in developing countries. These borrowers later repay the […]

Angela Holzer on Given Tree

Note: We asked Angela Holzer–one of the founders of Given Tree–to write this post. Given Tree is an organization that teams with small non-profits on many projects. They do great work. Check them out! Given Tree was started in 2010 by Angela Holzer and a few friends sitting around a table talking about the needs of smaller […]

27: African Promise Foundation

Have you heard of Elizabeth Smart, the girl who was kidnapped in Utah and abused for 9 months before being rescued? Our guests today help children in Uganda who have experienced similar abuses. These young men and women now hope to return to school and get the education they missed, in some cases because they […]

14 Ways to Stick it to Commercialized Christmas

It’s that time of year again. You know, the time of year when you are given a bunch of stuff that you don’t need? Well, here at No Poor Among Them we thought we should give you guys some ways to celebrate the birth of Christ by doing what he did throughout his life: serve […]

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