James Mayfield has spent much of his life working to end poverty and he thinks hes got it figured out. In 1982, after years as an academic and a consultant, he helped found CHOICE Humanitarian , a nonprofit organization, to work actively to end poverty. CHOICE is working now in Nepal, Mexico, Guatemala, Bolivia and Kenya. The CHOICE model has three distinct phases: Organizing: All projects are village based and begin by having the village identify leaders and key community resources to build upon; this process can take up to one year.
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