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Banker to the Poor Micro Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Programs inspired by Grameen are blossoming with than three hundred programs established in the United States alone Banker to the Poor is Muhammad Yunus's memoir of how he decided to change his life in order to help the world's poor In it he traces the intellectual and spiritual journey that led him to fundamentally rethink the economic relationship between rich and poor and the challenges he and his colleagues faced in founding Grameen He also provides wise hopeful guidance for anyone who would like to join him in putting homelessness and destitution in a museum so that one day our children will visi Truly an amazing book I highly recommend this to anyone interested in development poverty or those wanting to learn about micro lending He is truly an incredible man with a heart of infinite passion and hope This book will stay in memory for uite some time

Summary Banker to the Poor Micro Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

T it and ask how we could have allowed such a terrible thing to go on for so long The definitive history of micro credit direct from the man that conceived of it Banker to the Poor is necessary and inspirational reading for anyone interested in economics public policy philanthropy social history and business Muhammad Yunus was born in Bangladesh and earned his PhD in economics in the United States at Vanderbilt University where he was deeply influenced by the civil rights movement He still lives in Bangladesh and travels widely around the world on behalf of Grameen Bank and the concept of micro credit This book has much in common with Three Cups of Tea One Man s Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time In it Mohammad Yunus seeks to alleviate poverty one person at a time with micro loans It s a fascinating look at how the system works and the enterprise s founding and history were eually absorbing Like Three Cups of Tea however the writing is just so so Yunus comes across as a bit self righteous and a bit pedantic and the writing at times is repetitive Overall it s an interesting and valuable book though and I was very glad that I d read it

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Muhammad Yunus is that rare thing a bona fide visionary His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world In 1983 against the advice of banking and government officials Yunus established Grameen a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with minuscule loans Grameen Bank based on the belief that credit is a basic human right not the privilege of a fortunate few now provides over 25 billion dollars of micro loans to than two million families in rural Bangladesh Ninety four percent of Yunus's clients are women and repayment rates are near 100 percent Around the world micro lending Muhammad Yunus and I are best friends Oops I had to double check and I d spelled Muhammad wrong Sorry buddyAnyways me and Mr Yunus are best friends because once he spoke at the library in Salt Lake City and when I heard about it I drove down and sat shyly on the back row of the auditorium and clapped really hard for him Then after it was all over I saw him just kind of hanging out all alone on the stage and thought Maybe I could go and meet him and we could be best friends So I went down and said Mr Muhammad Yunus I just think you are the greatest guy in the whole world and I love you Then he goes Oh thank you and he HUGS ME I have hugged Mr Yunus Or I guess he has hugged me That s why we are best friendsThen like the next day or maybe the same day I went to the Stadium of Fire in Provo UT and he was one of the honored people of the Freedom Festival and got an award on stage in front of millions or thousands of people And I yelled Hey buddy and he waved in my general direction That s the story of our friendshipSo anyways the reason why he is so cool is this he is the guy who started the whole idea of micro credit where he would give very small loans like 2 to poor women who would then start their own business rise above generations and generations of poverty and save the world He set up the most amazing programs with groups of women and has the highest repayment percentage in like the entire world His program grows and grows and grows and helps woman and families all over the place When the LDS church started up the Perpetual Education Fund I thought HEY That s totally just like Muhammad s idea Maybe President Hinckley read his book tooOh and it all started in his native Bangladesh There is some website where you can do micro loans with your own money My sister sent it to me once after I made her read this book I invited her to see Muhammad Yunus in SLC but she declined and so she is not his friend But she might have that website stillBanker to the Poor is a cool book Read it


About the Author: Muhammad Yunus

Global Elders a group of public figures noted as elder statesmen peace activists and human rights advocates whose goal is to solve global problems by using almost 1000 years of collective experience to work on solutions for seemingly insurmountable problems like climate change HIVAIDS and poverty and use their political independence to help resolve some of the world's most intractable conflicts



10 thoughts on “Banker to the Poor Micro Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

  1. says:

    Muhammad Yunus and I are best friends Oops I had to double check and I'd spelled Muhammad wrong Sorry buddyAnyways me and Mr Yunus are best friends because once he spoke at the library in Salt Lake City and when I heard about it I drove down and sat shyly on the back row of the auditorium and clapped really hard for him Then after it was al

  2. says:

    After finishing this book I wanted to shout Yeah Preach it brother Really cool book Yunus won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for his decades of work He is an academic who roles up his sleeves and produces something practical His book should be embr

  3. says:

    While building my schedule for next year my goal was to take as few economics courses as possible After a year of studying economics I can't help but feel that economic theories are far from real life problems and yeah okay I know

  4. says:

    Truly an amazing book I highly recommend this to anyone interested in development poverty or those wanting to learn about micro lending He is truly an incredible man with a heart of infinite passion and hope This b

  5. says:

    Highly recommended A true must read book

  6. says:

    This book provides an informative overview of Grameen Bank and micro lending but I think that its argument in favor of micro lending would be stronger if Yunus spent time addressing the arguments of critics Although some criticisms are mentioned briefly Yunus brushes them off uickly As one example I think that Yunus far too uickly rejects the arguments that poor people living in the developed world would not benefit from micro len

  7. says:

    I read a 20 pages report written by a group of MBA students from Columbia Business School and it was as concise succinctly put as this 200 pages book on Grameen Bankmicrocredit The importance of open access to reso

  8. says:

    Dr Yunus could prove it is possible to lift the poorest out of poverty He could open eyes of bankers who stick with the idea that lending could happend only when collateral is secured His experience ilustrates the private sector is not only for the greedy but also for social minded individuals I would recommend the book to anyone

  9. says:

    This book has much in common with Three Cups of Tea One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time In it

  10. says:

    355 What an uplifting story Hats off to Muhammad Yunusकौन कहता है आसमां में सुराख नहीं हो सकता एक पत्थर तो तबियत से उछालो या

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