Benevolence as Good Business

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros just released their new album “Up From Below” and gave profits to the Gulu Widows Group of Uganda so that they could start a farm to sustain their community. After the first harvest the women performed one of the band’s songs “Home” just to say thank you.

Kind of a cool release model, and one that just confirms that benevolence is in fact good business.

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