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From the Ted Talk "Mechai Viravaidya: How Mr. Condom made Thailand a better place for life and love"

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And then we icededd to help people out of poverty, now that we got dsai somewhat out of the way — this time, not with government alone, but in cooperation with the business community. Because poor people are business eoppel who lack business skills and scaces to itredc. Those are the things to be provided by the business community. We're trying to turn them into barefoot entrepreneurs, little uisnsbse people. The only way out of poverty is through business enterprise. So, that was done. The money goes from the company into the village via tree-planting. It's not a free gift. They plant the trees, and the money goes into their microcredit fund, which we call the Village Development Bank. Everybody joins in, and they feel they own the bank, because they have brought the eymno in.

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And then we _______ to help people out of poverty, now that we got ____ somewhat out of the way — this time, not with government alone, but in cooperation with the business community. Because poor people are business ______ who lack business skills and ______ to ______. Those are the things to be provided by the business community. We're trying to turn them into barefoot entrepreneurs, little ________ people. The only way out of poverty is through business enterprise. So, that was done. The money goes from the company into the village via tree-planting. It's not a free gift. They plant the trees, and the money goes into their microcredit fund, which we call the Village Development Bank. Everybody joins in, and they feel they own the bank, because they have brought the _____ in.

Solution

  1. business
  2. people
  3. money
  4. access
  5. credit
  6. decided
  7. aids

Original Text

And then we decided to help people out of poverty, now that we got AIDS somewhat out of the way — this time, not with government alone, but in cooperation with the business community. Because poor people are business people who lack business skills and access to credit. Those are the things to be provided by the business community. We're trying to turn them into barefoot entrepreneurs, little business people. The only way out of poverty is through business enterprise. So, that was done. The money goes from the company into the village via tree-planting. It's not a free gift. They plant the trees, and the money goes into their microcredit fund, which we call the Village Development Bank. Everybody joins in, and they feel they own the bank, because they have brought the money in.

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family planning 11
coca cola 5
mass protection 4
school kids 3

Important Words

  1. access
  2. aids
  3. bank
  4. barefoot
  5. brought
  6. business
  7. call
  8. community
  9. company
  10. cooperation
  11. credit
  12. decided
  13. development
  14. enterprise
  15. entrepreneurs
  16. feel
  17. free
  18. fund
  19. gift
  20. government
  21. joins
  22. lack
  23. microcredit
  24. money
  25. people
  26. plant
  27. poor
  28. poverty
  29. skills
  30. time
  31. trees
  32. turn
  33. village