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

Author: Muhammad Yunus; Ray Porter
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1983, Muhammad Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with miniscule loans. Based on the belief that credit is a basic human right, not the privilege of a few, Grameen Bank now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans to more than two million families in rural Bangladesh. Ninety-four percent of Yunus's clients are women, and repayment rates are nearly 100 percent.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)81036596
Named Person: Muhammad Yunus; Muhammad Yunus
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Yunus; Ray Porter
ISBN: 1433280329 9781433280320 9781433236372 : 1433236370
OCLC Number: 85822085
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
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Duration: 7:11:41.
Performer(s): Read by Ray Porter.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 103403 KB; MP3 file size: 202684 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Muhammad Yunus.

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In 1983, Muhammad Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with miniscule loans. Based on the belief that credit is a basic human right, not the privilege of a few, Grameen Bank now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans to more than two million families in rural Bangladesh. Ninety-four percent of Yunus's clients are women, and repayment rates are nearly 100 percent. It was an idea born on a day in 1976 when he loaned $27 from his own pocket to forty-two stool makers living in a tiny village. Banker to the Poor is Muhammad Yunus's memoir of how he changed his life to help the world's poor. In it he traces the journey that led him to rethink the economic relationship between rich and poor and recounts the challenges he and his colleagues faced in founding Grameen.

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