The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed May 14, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1234

We’ve heard many times that the key to getting out of poverty is education.

Jim Ziolkowski, founder of buildOn
Jim Ziolkowski, founder of buildOn
Credit buildOn.org

But schools cost money…something that is in short supply in the most impoverished areas of the world.  That’s a problem that Jim Ziolkowski has spent the last 20 years trying to solve. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear about the beginnings of the non-profit called buildOn that is helping the poorest around the world find education…including here in the US.

We’ll also spend an academic minute trying to find out what a livable wage looks like.