• Legatum Foundation's storytelling channel on Maptia

    We are proud to introduce our new storytelling channel in collaboration with Maptia. From getting vulnerable children back into school, to eradicating debilitating Neglected Tropical Diseases, to fighting to end the scourge of modern-day slavery,
  • #DayForTheBrave

    A DAY TO GIVE BACK Today, #DayForTheBrave is bringing together nonprofits and individuals to give back to support veterans in the United States, as well as their families, and the organisations that serve them. Razoo, a crowdfunding platform, are
  • The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index

    As sponsors of the Legatum Institute in London, we are delighted to announce the launch of The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index, which offers a unique insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world. Traditionally, a nation's
  • Why Angus Deaton deserved the Nobel Prize in Economics

    Angus Deaton, Princeton University Professor of Economics and International Affairs and co-author of the Legatum Institute's 'Wellbeing and Policy' report has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty
  • What is modern slavery?

    Though every country has declared it illegal, modern slavery traps over 35 million people around the world. The varieties of modern slavery are nearly endless, but the essence is the same: violent and coercive exploitation of the most vulnerable
  • Those ''Gut'' feelings

    You know, when you walk into a room and can just feel the tension? You see someone fall down and your own gut tightens? Your stomach is gurgling, and you can't concentrate on your work? Yes, we have many gut feelings. Do you trust them? Believe it
  • Empowered Ethiopian mothers create ripple effect of social good

    Despite a vast history - it's home to the world's oldest human remains, it's Africa's oldest independent country and it's even the birthplace of coffee - Ethiopia is most often portrayed through the prism of its struggle. It's a struggle so often
  • Of stones & schools

    Bordered by Eritrea to the north and Sudan to the west, Tigray Region is the northernmost of nine ethnic regions in Ethiopia. In the past, Ethiopia has most often been portrayed through the prism of its historic bouts of drought-related famine.
  • Financing the fight against modern slavery

    The Freedom Fund have announced a partnership with the Childrens Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to scale its anti-slavery work, with a particular focus on tackling the exploitation of children. Collectively these resources will enable the
  • Solving complex social problems through collaboration

    Harvard Business Review features our philanthropic advisors, Geneva Global, in a piece about how the organisation strives to solve complex social problems, such as modern slavery and out-of-school children, through collaboration. Collaboration is