One more of the thousand points of light doing the right thing to shrink the gap.
O'Sullivan's latest venture is called JumpStart International. JumpStart designs and builds housing developments and rebuilds Iraqi homes one house at a time--sort of like Habitat for Humanity--all with Iraqi labor.
At its peak, JumpStart had 3,500 employees clearing more than 500 destroyed buildings and rebuilding homes at 80 sites. Workers make about $109 a month; the engineers who supervise them make nearly three times that amount, O'Sullivan says JumpStart's salaries are about 20 percent higher than the market wage, for those who can find jobs.
This is another example of American capital and know how working globalization towards just ends.