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Author Yunus, Muhammad, 1940- author

Title Banker to the poor : micro-lending and the battle against world poverty / Muhammad Yunus with Alan Jolis
Published New York : PublicAffairs, [2007]


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Description ix, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
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
Notes Includes index
Reprint. Originally published: 1999
Also available electronically via WWW
2006 Nobel Peace Prize: Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank
Subject Yunus, Muhammad, 1940-
Grameen Bank -- History.
Bankers -- Bangladesh -- Biography.
Microfinance -- Bangladesh -- History.
Rural poor -- Bangladesh -- History.
Social reformers -- Bangladesh -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Jolis, Alan.
LC no. 2009291910
ISBN 1586481983
9781586481988 (paperback)