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Muhammad Yunus, a Bangladeshi entrepreneur, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his work in microfinance, the idea of giving small loans to people in need. After Yunus' award put a spotlight on microfinance, Kiva's website suddenly got so much traffic that it crashed. The way Kiva works is simple: ...
Walesa's fellow Nobel prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, has now drawn up a proposal to make soup out of an aquarium. Riding on the contested success of the micro credit movement, he presents a case for reinventing mainstream economics in A World of Three Zeroes. The proposal for the new ...

The State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, economist and civil society leader Muhammad Yunus to replicate the Nobel laureate's 'social business' model. The MoU was signed on Wednesday by Vice-Chancellor of the B.R. Ambedkar ...
Rural institutional credit has not yet reached many small borrowers in India, and the time has come to bring about a legislation for setting up banks for the poor, where credit is provided without collateral security, says Nobel laureate and founder of Grameena Bank Muhammad Yunus. In between obliging for ...
While we might think that these problems are a natural result of economic growth, the latest book by Nobel Prize-winning pioneer of micro credit, Muhammad Yunus, argues that there's nothing natural about these trends, and that they are entirely reversible. A World Of Three Zeros presents the case for ...
Social entrepreneurs who build organisations that are inclusive and environmentally sensitive hold the key for a better world, according to Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus in his new book, A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions.

“Poor people are like bonsai plants. If you take the seed of the tallest tree in the forest and put it in a flowerpot, that tree will only grow. one meter high. You wonder, why does this tree not grow as tall as the one you saw in the forest? It simply doesn't have a proper base to grow. Society never gives poor ...
We get response from Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. He and over a dozen ...
It's becoming a situation where we will have have hundreds of thousands of climate refugees," says Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen ...
Art Garfunkel reflects on his life his career. Muhammad Yunus proposes a form of capitalism. Sigrid Rausing investigates the tragic death of her ...
Nobel Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus speaks at We The Future event in New York City. Photo by: Stuart Ramson / UN Foundation.
Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is giving a free public talk at Seattle University on Oct. 12, as part of his book tour.
Intervista al premio Nobel per la Pace bengalese, "banchiere dei poveri": "E' tempo di dire basta. Ho provato a chiamare Aung ma non mi ha ...
Intervista al premio Nobel per la Pace bengalese, "banchiere dei poveri": "E' tempo di dire basta. Ho provato a chiamare Aung ma non mi ha ...
... tomes that made the list include Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's memoir Hit Refresh and A World of Three Zeros by Muhammad Yunus, one of ...
... tomes that made the list include Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's memoir Hit Refresh and A World of Three Zeros by Muhammad Yunus, one of ...
Muhammad Yunus: 'Aung San Suu Kyi should tell the Rohingya that Myanmar is as much their home as it is hers'. Bangladeshi economist and ...

Muhammad Yunus: 'Aung San Suu Kyi should tell the Rohingya that Myanmar is as much their home as it is hers'. Bangladeshi economist and ...
Earlier this year, I met Nobel Laureate and the trailblazer of social enterprise, Professor Muhammad Yunus, at Waipapa Marae.
Earlier this year, I met Nobel Laureate and the trailblazer of social enterprise, Professor Muhammad Yunus, at Waipapa Marae.
Jamshedpur : XLRI- Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur organized an Interactive Session with the Eminent Economist and Nobel ...
Jamshedpur : XLRI- Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur organized an Interactive Session with the Eminent Economist and Nobel ...
Sheikhs Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, his brother Murta Mudde Bukenya, Siraje Kawooya and Fahad Kalungi who were convicted on terrorism ...
Sheikhs Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, his brother Murta Mudde Bukenya, Siraje Kawooya and Fahad Kalungi who were convicted on terrorism ...
Muhammad Yunus launched Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, which made capital available to the poor, especially women. As he writes in his ...
A person holds a 99 Percent button at the Occupy Wall Street protest September 17, 2012 on the one year anniversary of the movement in New ...
“This should knock us into our senses,” Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, said in a written statement. “We knew that ...
“This should knock us into our senses,” Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, said in a written statement. “We knew that ...
... says fellow laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, who also called for the United Nations Security Council to intervene to stop the slaughter ...
... says fellow laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, who also called for the United Nations Security Council to intervene to stop the slaughter ...
In the Al-Dawasa neighborhood about 150 yards from the front line, Muhammed Yunus had made it to to safety with his young family.
Well, thanks to Muhammed Yunus' pioneering work, you could look into the modern microfinancing market. From an outside perspective; it may appear that microfinance is the business equivalent to a short term or PayDay loan but there's a lot more to the ...
I found out about Muhammed Yunus and what he was doing with microcredit, so I quit my job and started working in microfinance.
Quoting Muhammed Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank, MacNeice and Bowen write: "one cannot but wonder how an environment can make people despair and sit idle and then by changing the conditions, one can transform the same people into ...
Kehkashan Basu was acht jaar oud toen ze iedereen waarschuwde om in actie te komen tegen de klimaatverandering. Ze plantte haar eerste boom en ging samen met andere kinderen afval inzamelen en recyclen in haar buurt in Dubai. Een paar jaar later, ...
Hillary Clinton has visited the country twice and is friends with Muhammed Yunus, the Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize-winner who pioneered microfinance and microcredit.
In Hong Kong and China, I taught a course on Politics, in Bangladesh I interned in micro-finance for an organisation set up by one of my role models, Professor Muhammed Yunus, while in India I worked with farmers in a very rural area of Gujarat where I ...
She also got to meet and tell the stories of some remarkable people including Nobel Prize-winning Muhammed Yunus, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, architect Daniel Liebskind, politician Rudy Giuliani and filmmaker Martin Scorsese (a career highlight in ...
So how did he get the idea, we ask and Ram shares, "Muhammed Yunus won the Nobel Peace Prize and that's when we stumbled upon the concept of microcredit.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammed Yunus was among the audience at the conference where I spoke, and he and I quickly agreed on two things: I have a smart teenager; and the biggest challenge after we have achieved the 17 SDGs is to keep "The ...
Muhammed Yunus. ( June 27, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Angkor Wat (Siem Reap), Cambodia is both a fascinating and sobering tale given its surge of tourism and subsequent challenges it is facing.
Coincidentally, Shannon's husband Sam has been hugely responsible for the last twenty years' global spread of microcredit lending, the phenomenally successful program pioneered by the Bangladeshi Nobel Prize-winner Muhammed Yunus which enables ...
Beliau ditemui pemberita selepas majlis penyampaian pampasan ex-gratia projek di Kampung Santih di sini oleh Timbalan Ketua Setiausaha (Pembangunan) Kementerian Luar Bandar dan Wilayah Datuk Dr Ahmad Jailani Muhammed Yunus. Pada majlis ...
Latest report of 13 mil contracts awarded to her long time friend Muhammed Yunus, ousted in Bangladesh for corruption "They highlight how Clinton mixed official government business with Clinton Foundation donors.
"It broke my heart, honestly," said Muhammed Yunus, 18, a senior whose performance as Usnavi is nominated for best leading actor.
... human experience in both documentary and narrative work including the stories of Stone Kyambadde, Ugandan soccer hero turned humanitarian; Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammed Yunus; and three-time Olympic gold medalist, Kerri Walsh Jennings.
The concept of microfinance was originated by Bangladeshi social entrepreneur Muhammed Yunus in the 1970s, when he started Grameen Bank, which gave loans to those too poor to qualify for larger banks.
Dhaka: In 2010, a year after the Awami League came to power, Muhammed Yunus, the founder of the Grameen Bank and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, was in the government's sights.
However, former teacher and Noble Laureate Professor Dr Muhammed Yunus did not attend the jubilee, said campus sources. Later in the programme, the VC of CU handed out a crest to Rehman Soban.
The concept of micro-credit is usually something we think of for the developing world; providing very small dollar amount loans, often to women, to help them grow a business.


 

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