RL Economics

Right livelihood economics & Poverty alleviation




Right Livelihood Economics is based on the principle of 'Right Livelihood', which 'sees the essence of civilisation not in the multiplication of wants but in the purification of the human character' - E.F.Schumacher, (Small is Beautiful).

Right Livelihood Economics serves to

  • Gives a person a chance to utilise and develop his/her faculties

  • Enables a person to overcome his/her ego centeredness by joining with other people in a common task

  • Bring forth the goods and services for a becoming existence

 

The Right Livelihood Award (Sweden)


See how Heladiva (Sri Lanka) is performing: List or Map

 



Photo: Tidball, T., www.infolanka.com


Alleviating poverty effectively, requires support for projects that establish or develop schools

 

Alleviating poverty effectively, requires a 'hand-up' in capital and not necessarily a 'hand-out'

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Alleviating poverty effectively, requires an end to corruption