> This is theoretical, ivory-tower nonsense you're talking. Most people in the world are ignorant, abject and poor beyond most Euro-Americans' wildest imagination. If investing in "those kids" future had any prospect of generating more profit than holding up wet clothes in the sun, it would have happened years ago. Internet? Most people in the world don't have electricity.
And even if they do have electricity, they don't understand economics and long term investing.
The best thing we ever did to help third worlders, is to embrace free trade.