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Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle against World Poverty

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2007

    Concise, clear, powerful

    Yunus writes in a concise, clear style. Read this book for the concepts and ideas - Yunus provides a wonderful overview of microcredit and its impact on thousands of the world's poorest women. Inspiring introduction to microcredit and to this modern economic genius who refused to take no for an answer.

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  • Posted July 21, 2010

    Inspiring real life story which tells you how one can make a BIG difference once you set your mind on doing something.

    There are many people who conceptualise & write theories about the problems faced by the world. But there are very few academics who actually can claim to have done somthing about it. This is truly an inspiring story of the founder of Grameen Bank, his tough childhood, evolution thru his education in East Pakistan & in the US and finally return to his roots when a fledgling new country was founded, namely Bangladesh. The description on the start of a new concept & the efforts put in by Muhammad to create a micro-credit organisation are a testimony of the fact that almost anything can be achieved if you set your mind to it. The amazing success of this concept & the Grameen imitators which have started up across the world make for very interesting reading too. Hat's off to someone who could achieve so much in his own lifetime.

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