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Banker to the poor : micro-lending and the battle against world poverty

Author: Muhammad Yunus; Alan Jolis
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yunus, Muhammad, 1940-
Banker to the poor.
New York : PublicAffairs, 1999
(OCoLC)683274459
Named Person: Muhammad Yunus; Muhammad Yunus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Yunus; Alan Jolis
ISBN: 1891620118 hc 9781891620119 hc 9781586481988 1586481983
OCLC Number: 40723664
Notes: Originally published: London : Aurum Press, 1998.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Number 20 Boxirbat Road, Chittagong --
A Bengali in America --
Back in Chittangong --
The stool makers of Jobra Village --
A pilot project is born --
Expanding beyond Jobra into Tangail --
A bank for the poor is born --
Growth and challenges for the bank for the poor, 1984-1990 --
Applications in other poor countries --
Applications in the United States and other wealthy countries --
Grameen in the nineties --
Beyond micro-credit: a new world of Grameen enterprises --
Grameen bank II --
The future.
Responsibility: Muhammad Yunus with Alan Jolis.

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