How crowdfunding can help tackle poverty: Detours episode 4 debuts tomorrow

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Come along with The Verge for the second season of Detours. We’ve traveled across the country to find the people, groups, and companies that are solving America’s problems in new and unconventional ways. Check in for new dispatches every Wednesday.

San Francisco’s HandUp crowdfunding system brings a Kickstarter-esque model to the problem of poverty, and connects donors with those in need. Tune in tomorrow to see the full episode.

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