Great interview with Joke Le Poole in b. magazine

"We don't just give people toilets. We support them to buy their own" explains Joke Le Poole, director of Max Foundation to online magazine b., a platform that connects local, creative entrepeneurs. Joke tells b. about the founding of the organisation and the highly effective approach in development aid that the organisation uses to tackle child mortality in Bangladesh.

In the interview Joke further talks about how she and her husband consiously chose a business driven approach, in order to help as many children as possible for as little as possible money. “This is something that really attracts entrepeneurs wanting to invest in our work". After some energetic lobbying to receive them, the ministers Ploumen en Schultz visited one of Max's projects. “The highest placed civil cervants responsible for development aid, gave us a huge compliment. She called our sustainable approach exemplery", Joke proudly tells b..

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