Major organization : JAMMU & KASHMIR GRAMEEN BANK
General manager (audit) Mahbubur Rahman of Grameen Bank
and CEO Dr.
By introducing mobile banking service, Grameen Bank
and SureCash will bring a new dimension in microfinance movement globally," says Mr.
The micro finance model pioneered by Grameen Bank
has been a huge success in Bangladesh and several countries where the model has been adopted.
Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for setting up the Grameen Bank
that offers 'microcredit' loans to the poor without requiring collateral.
Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank
and a proponent of 'social business', a not-for-profit business model to combat unemployment and other social evils, does not mince his words when it comes to micro-credit for the poor.
The Grameen Bank
concept of microcredit has been replicated in more than 60 countries around the world.
It is a shame that the administration of the Grameen Bank
has been accused of corruption and Dr.
CARTHAGE(TAP) - "Tunisia could curb unemployment and reduce poverty provided that it adopts what is commonly called social and charitable works project,"Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank
and Noble Peace Prize recipient said Wednesday.
The concept follows groundbreaking work in micro credits by Yunus's Grameen Bank
, created in 1976.
Professor Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of Grameen Bank
and Yunus Centre at the UN, Deputy Premiers, ministers and chairmen of institutions and banks attended.
Former US Secretaries of State George Shultz and Madeleine Albright have joined a growing chorus of global leaders, including present US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, that have decried the Bangladeshi Government's latest moves to take over the Grameen Bank