"Creating a World Without Poverty" A New Book by Muhammad Yunus

What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger, and inequality? To some, it sounds impossible. But Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus is doing exactly that. As founder of Grameen Bank, Yunus pioneered microcredit, the innovative banking program that provides poor people??mainly women??with small loans they use to launch businesses and lift their families out of poverty. In the past thirty years, microcredit has spread to every continent and benefited over 100 million families. But Yunus remained unsatisfied. Much more could be done, he believed, if the dynamics of capitalism could be applied to humanity?s greatest challenges. more

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Tropical Cyclone Sidr, packing winds of about 149 mph (240 kilometers per hour), the furious cyclone swept across the Bay of Bengal, in southern Bangladesh late Thursday (15th Nov) downed trees, sent mobile telephone towers crashing, caused thousands to abandon the homes and swept away mud and thatch houses. more

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Along side Dr. Yunus visionaries like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin and John D. Rockefeller made this distinguished list of the greatest entrepreneurs. more
Prof. Muhammad Yunus & Grameen Bank Awarded The Nobel Peace Prize for 2006
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2006, divided into two equal parts, to Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank for their efforts to create economic and social development from below. Lasting peace can not be achieved unless large population groups find ways in which to break out of poverty. Micro-credit is one such means. Development from below also serves to advance democracy and human rights...more

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Banker To The Poor Autobiography of Prof. Muhammad Yunus

About Grameen

When we started giving out tiny loans under a system which later became known as the Grameen Bank, we never imagined that one day we would be reaching hundreds of thousands, let alone five million, borrowers.

Grameen Bank

Provides credit to the poorest of the poor in rural Bangladesh without any collateral. At Grameen Bank, credit is a cost effective weapon to fight poverty and it serves as a catalyst in the overall development of socio-economic.. more

Grameen Family

There are now more than two dozen organizations within the Grameen family of enterprises. These include the replication and research activities of Grameen Trust, handloom enterprises of Grameen Uddog and fisheries pond management by Grameen Motsho or the Fisheries Foundation. More about Grameen Family more

What is Microcredit ?

Microcredit is the extension of small loans to enterpreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. It has proven to be an effective and popular measure in the ongoing struggle against poverty, enabling those. more

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