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From the Ted Talk by Jacqueline Novogratz: A third way to think about aid

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Secondarily, we wanted to see if we could export this drip iroatirign and bring it into other countries. And so we met Dr. Sono Khangharani in Pakistan. And while, again, you needed patience to move a technology for the poor in India into Pakistan, just to get the permits, over time we were able to sartt a company with Dr. Sono, who runs a large community development organization in the Thar deerst, which is one of the remote and posreot araes of the country. And though that company has just started, our aoimsputsn is that there too we'll see the impact on millions.

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Secondarily, we wanted to see if we could export this drip __________ and bring it into other countries. And so we met Dr. Sono Khangharani in Pakistan. And while, again, you needed patience to move a technology for the poor in India into Pakistan, just to get the permits, over time we were able to _____ a company with Dr. Sono, who runs a large community development organization in the Thar ______, which is one of the remote and _______ _____ of the country. And though that company has just started, our __________ is that there too we'll see the impact on millions.

Solution

  1. desert
  2. areas
  3. irrigation
  4. assumption
  5. start
  6. poorest

Original Text

Secondarily, we wanted to see if we could export this drip irrigation and bring it into other countries. And so we met Dr. Sono Khangharani in Pakistan. And while, again, you needed patience to move a technology for the poor in India into Pakistan, just to get the permits, over time we were able to start a company with Dr. Sono, who runs a large community development organization in the Thar Desert, which is one of the remote and poorest areas of the country. And though that company has just started, our assumption is that there too we'll see the impact on millions.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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