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A Nobel Prize Winner Under Siege – WSJ.com

The Bangladeshi government is moving to exert control over the celebrated Grameen Bank. By GEORGE SHULTZ AND MADELEINE ALBRIGHT With so many banks making headlines, it is easy to overlook news about Bangladesh’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning Grameen Bank. No, this bank does not need a bailout. Quite the contrary, it has been prospering as it continues to …
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Using Microfinance to Bring Clean Water to India’s Poor

Written By: Tom Murphy; Posted: 03/ 8/2012 3:09 pm Original – http://www.aviewfromthecave.com/2012/03/using-microfinance-to-bring-clean-water.html  Mumbai — A unique public-private partnership involving private sector giants like Unilever and Heinz is improving the health of Indian children. Two hours outside India’s tech hub Bangalore is Krishnagiri the Integrated Village Development Project (IVDP) is using interest-free microfinance loans to increase access to products people …
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To Catch A Dollar: A Sundance Movie Review

Michelle Malsbury, BSBM, MM April 01, 2011 Last evening I had the privilege of seeing this wonderful movie about Grameen Bank and Mohammed Yunus. It was called “To Catch A Dollar”. In 2008 Mohammed Yunus won the Nobel Peace Prize for microfinance. His groundbreaking work with Grameen Bank sets him apart from most financiers. However, …