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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, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple but revolutionary solution to end world poverty--micro-credit--has become the classic text for a growing movement.
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Yunus, Muhammad, 1940-
Banker to the poor.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2007
(DLC) 2009291910
Named Person: Muhammad Yunus; Muhammad Yunus
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Yunus; Alan Jolis
ISBN: 9781586485467 1586485466 1283049481 9781283049481
OCLC Number: 715172856
Awards: 2006 Nobel Peace Prize: Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
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 --
A preview of creating a world without poverty.
Responsibility: Muhammad Yunus with Alan Jolis.
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Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple but revolutionary solution to end world poverty--micro-credit--has become the classic text for a growing movement.

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