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ACT1 - Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameenbank

I have chosen to shadow Dr. Muhammad Yunus and the Grameenbank and Grameenfoundation. This is a large organization but was the first microcredit experiment.

I am sure Dr. Yunus is a busy man, but there is now a history of him and his organization and I will take this opportunity to learn more about what he did, how he did it, and the insight and vision it took.

Microcredits have been successful in a number of ways though not always and so I will be able to learn more about the mechanism and its effectiveness.

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Comment by Jeff McNeill on March 4, 2010 at 7:22am
I've found Dr. Yunus on Facebook and Twitter
Comment by David Sahlin on March 4, 2010 at 10:24pm
Yus! Microfinance was such a great idea, and has done so much good.
Comment by Raymond M. Kristiansen on March 5, 2010 at 2:49pm
Yunus is a great inspiration for millions of people around the world, and I hope micro-finance and micro-credit will spread even further. What do you personally think of the Kiva.org?
Comment by Ángeles Araguz on March 5, 2010 at 8:11pm
Microcredits are an example of how a "simple" idea can improve so much so many people lives. I agree, he is a "hero"
Comment by John D. Boyden on May 9, 2010 at 8:30pm
Exciting stuff. +1 KS

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