Microfinance and Fighting Poverty
Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, talked about his efforts in the U.S. and abroad to establish new business models… read more
Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, talked about his efforts in the U.S. and abroad to establish new business models that benefit the poor through small, low-interest, collateral-free loans. He announced that Grameen America was contining to grow in the United States. Following his remarks he responded to questions from audience members.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus was in Washington, D.C., to receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama later in the day. close
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