Alyce Lomax, Motley Fool describes how Earth University students teaches sustainable agricultural techniques, gives seed money to launch their own companies, design the business and execute it:
An education is about more than what one gets; it should also be about what one can give back to neighbors near and far.
Over the long term, EARTH University alumni are doing well by doing good and catalyzing change in the world. More than 60% now work in the private sector, and 20% of those run their own business or a family business. Most report having made a positive social or environmental impact, and alumni who graduated more than 10 years ago have created an average of four jobs each.