Update from Dandora: A New Approach to Maternal Care
Dec 19, 2017
The Ford Program conducts and supports research that contributes to an understanding of how people become aware of their own capabilities and responsibilities. Growing out of our community engagement, our research points to sustainable solutions to problems identified by our partners and the community members with whom they work. At the same time, our research offers students a rich and practical hands-on learning experience.
Muhammad Yunus, the recipient of the 2017–18 Ford Family Notre Dame Award for International Development and Solidarity, is an economist, social entrepreneur, and Nobel Laureate, heralded around the world as a pioneer of microfinance. More recently, he has become known for his efforts to harness capitalism as a force for good that promotes equitable human development and global sustainability...
Ray Offenheiser is the inaugural director of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development and distinguished professor of the practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs, where he serves also on the Keough School’s Leadership Council...