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Inter Press ServiceIssue Relevant Muhammad Yunus, who claimed the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize founding Grameen Bank, which has lent out more than six billion dollars to mostly poor women, says the global recession presents a historical opportunity for change. IPS Corresponde...

The EconomistIssue RelevantLending to the poor has held up well but it is not as safe from the credit crisis as its champions hoped. A global credit crisis caused by subprime mortgages is hardly the ideal backdrop for a business making unsecured loans to poor people wit...

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has called for a shakeup in the existing financial system and replacing it with a new inclusive one integrating microcredit for the poor, as the global economic turmoil is expected to intensify.The Daily StarNobel laureate Muhammad Yunus ha...

The HinduNEW DELHI: Stating that the current global financial crisis will intensify further, noted economist and Nobel laureate from Bangladesh Muhammad Yunus said on Monday that financial institutions of the world need to be “inclusive.”The HinduNEW DELHI: ...

Our Correspondent, New Delhi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus yesterday said the global financial meltdown has exposed the dangers of relying on foreign money."Financial crisis makes it more clear that dependence on foreign money is not a great idea at all. It gets you exp...

The Financial Express- StoryNew Delhi: Nobel Laureate from Bangladesh and founder of the Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus called for strengthening the micro-finance movement particularly in developing countries as one of the options to counter the fallout of the recent glob...

OPINION  Fran QuigleyELDORET, Kenya -- Four years ago, in the most dire straits imaginable, Jane was somehow still holding on to her dream.But since she was HIV-positive, the sole provider for her two children in the slums of Eldoret, and recently let go from her job...

By Michael FitzgeraldBoston Globe Sunday Magazine  First PersonElmo? SpongeBob? A children's book by Wellesley's Katie Smith Milway is all about microfinance. And it's a hitWhat gave you the idea to write One Hen? I said to my publisher, Kids Can Press, I wanted to h...

By Maseeh Rahman, in DelhiThe GuardianBangladesh's newly elected government plans to eradicate begging from the streets of Dhaka and five regional cities during the next five years, after pushing an anti-begging bill through parliament this week.Mir Md Aslam, a spokesma...

Inland Valley Daily BulletinI am continually struck by the late Peter Drucker's prescience. He was someone who didn't claim to be able to predict the future; he simply "looked out the window to see what is visible but not yet seen."In looking out his window in Claremont...

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