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Small loans, big dreams : how Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and microfinance are changing the world

Author: Alex Counts
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2008 ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Microfinance has the potential to reach truly massive numbers in the years ahead. But in order to grasp future opportunities and challenges, it is essential that people everywhere understand just what it takes to build a large microfinance institution like Grameen Bank, and how this allows for market-based poverty reduction through the principle of self-help. To that end this book provides a accessible  Read more...
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Named Person: Muhammad Yunus; Muhammad Yunus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Counts
ISBN: 9780470196328 0470196327
OCLC Number: 270113733
Notes: Originally published in 1996 by Times Books as: Give us credit.
Description: xv, 410 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction to the 2008 Edition --
Introduction to the First Edition --
ch. 1. Muhammad Yunus --
from Vanderbilt to Chittagong --
ch. 2. The birth of the Grameen Bank --
ch. 3. Zianpur Bazaar --
ch. 4. Les Papillons --
ch. 5. Amena Begum's dream --
ch. 6. Omiyale DuPart --
ch. 7. The Haldar Para --
ch. 8. The Maxwell Street market --
ch. 9. Krishna Das Bala --
ch. 10. The hip hop shop --
ch. 11. Dry money in a monsoon --
ch. 12. The Black on Black Love festival --
ch. 13. The sixteen decisions --
ch. 14. "We're here for you" --
Epilogue --
Appendix --
Notes --
About the author--
Index.
Responsibility: Alex Counts.
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Microfinancing is considered one of the most effective strategies in the fight against global poverty. And now, in Small Loans, Big Changes, author Alex Counts reveals how Nobel Prize Winner  Read more...

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