How Micro-Philanthropy Helps 80-Year Old Man Rebuild His Home - Adam Carter

In Chapter 1 of 16, micro-philanthropist and humanitarian Adam Carter finds clarity of purpose while rebuilding an elderly man's El Salvador home after a mudslide. Carter looks for the most direct way to support those in need by partnering with or complementing existing organizations, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In effect, Carter seeks and identifies overlooked or underserved opportunities to contribute, in this case pooling local labor resources and investing his non-profit's funds - in this case $300 - to rebuild the house of an 80-year old man, Senor Montoyo, after a mudslide catastrophe. Carter has been developing a micro-philanthropy career for over a decade and is the founder of non-profit foundation Cause and Affect (