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From the Ted Talk by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Aid versus trade

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But at the margin, we also — I want to push this, because the reason is the men automatically — they get — not automatically, but they tend to get more support. But I want you to realize that resources in the hands of African women is a purfweol tool. There are people creating jobs. Beatrice Gakuba has created 200 jobs from her flower bsuneiss in Rwanda. We have Ibukun Awosika in Nigeria, with the chair company. She wants to expand. She needs another 20 million. She will catree another 100, 200 more jobs. So take away from here is how are you going to put together the resources to put money in the hands of women in the middle who are radey — business people who want to expand and create more jobs. And lastly, what are you going to do to be part of this pasrhinetrp of aid, government, private stceor and the arafcin as an iduiavdinl? Thank you. (Applause)

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But at the margin, we also — I want to push this, because the reason is the men automatically — they get — not automatically, but they tend to get more support. But I want you to realize that resources in the hands of African women is a ________ tool. There are people creating jobs. Beatrice Gakuba has created 200 jobs from her flower ________ in Rwanda. We have Ibukun Awosika in Nigeria, with the chair company. She wants to expand. She needs another 20 million. She will ______ another 100, 200 more jobs. So take away from here is how are you going to put together the resources to put money in the hands of women in the middle who are _____ — business people who want to expand and create more jobs. And lastly, what are you going to do to be part of this ___________ of aid, government, private ______ and the _______ as an __________? Thank you. (Applause)

Solution

  1. individual
  2. create
  3. ready
  4. powerful
  5. business
  6. sector
  7. african
  8. partnership

Original Text

But at the margin, we also — I want to push this, because the reason is the men automatically — they get — not automatically, but they tend to get more support. But I want you to realize that resources in the hands of African women is a powerful tool. There are people creating jobs. Beatrice Gakuba has created 200 jobs from her flower business in Rwanda. We have Ibukun Awosika in Nigeria, with the chair company. She wants to expand. She needs another 20 million. She will create another 100, 200 more jobs. So take away from here is how are you going to put together the resources to put money in the hands of women in the middle who are ready — business people who want to expand and create more jobs. And lastly, what are you going to do to be part of this partnership of aid, government, private sector and the African as an individual? Thank you. (Applause)

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