Banker to the Poor download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mohammad Yunus

Banker to the Poor download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mohammad Yunus year 2003
  • Book name: Banker to the Poor
  • Author: Mohammad Yunus
  • Release date: 2003/12/27
  • Publisher: AURUM PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781854109248
  • Rating: 7.35 of 10
  • Votes: 463
  • Review by: Rocky Wingate
  • Review rating: 8.92 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Total pages: 245
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Muhammad Yunus set up the Grameen Bank in his home country of Bangladesh with a loan of just [pound]17, to lend tiny amounts of money to the poorest of the poor - those to whom no ordinary bank would lend. Most of his customers - as they still are - were illiterate women, wanting to set up the smallest imaginable village enterprises. It was his conviction that this new system of 'micro-credit', lending even such small sums, would give such people the spark of initiative needed to pull themselves out of poverty. Today, Yunus's system of micro-credit is practised around the world in some 60 countries, including the US, Canada and France. His Grameen Bank is now a billion-pound business. It is acknowledged by world leaders and by the World Bank to be a fundamental weapon in the fight against poverty. Banker to the Poor is Yunus's enthralling story of how he did it: how the terrible famine in Bangladesh in 1974 focused his ideas on the need to enable its victims to grow more food; how he overcame the sceptics in many governments and among traditional economic thinking; and how he saw his micro-credit extended even outside the Third World into credit unions in the West.Such is the importance of his book that HRH the Prince of Wales has contributed a Foreword in which he hails 'a remarkable man [who] spoke the greatest good sense'.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H19M5S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Banking, Credit & Credit Institutions, Development Economics, Autobiography: Business & Industry
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x197x22mm
  • Weight: 248g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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