Last week, I had the honor of attending the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Professor Muhammad Yunus. Eight Members of Congress representing the leadership of both chambers and both parties, came together to pay tribute to this remarkable man. As Senator Durbin pointed out, Professor Yunus is just the seventh person in history to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal. He is also the first Muslim of any nationality to receive...Read Full Story
Nobel peace prize laureate professor Dr. Muhammad Yunus is the founder of microcredit and social business. His groundbreaking work in introducing collateral free loans for the poor in Bangladesh was formalized into a specialized bank for poor in 1983 called Grameen Bank (Rural Bank) fueled by the belief the credit is a fundamental human right. his objective was to help poor people escape from poverty by providing loans on terms suitable to them and by teaching them a few sound financial...Read Full Story
----- 轉寄的郵件 ---- 寄件人︰ Hans Reitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> 收件人︰ Houghton <email@example.com> 傳送日期︰ 2012年08月2日 (週四) 11:59 PM 主題︰ GCL Newsletter - June/July 2012 The Grameen Creative Lab is passionate about social business. We hope that you are too. Check out what we have been up to lately! Is this email not displaying correctly?View it in your browser. Dear friends of social business, We want to give you an update about our work and latest happenings in the social business field...Read Full Story
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Grameen BankBy David Bernstein author of ‘How To Change The World’This month, the Grameen Bank, the organization that won the Nobel Peace Prize for extending small loans to impoverished village women, has come under renewed attack from the government of Bangladesh. Last year, I reported that the government was attempting to forcibly remove the bank’s founder, Muhammad Yunus, from his position as managing director on the pretense that Yunus, then 70, was beyond the official retirement age. The...Read Full Story
The Grameen Bank is a Bangledesh organization that makes small loans to impoverished families in order to help those families establish themselves. The Grameen Bank and its founder Muhammad Yunus were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13, 2006.