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Who was Muhammad Yunus, father of modern microfinance?

Muhammad Yunus is known as the father of modern microfinance. His professional accomplishments include serving as the head of the economics department of Chittagong University, founding Grameen Bank, co-founding the Microcredit Summit Campaign, and most notably, winning the 2006 Nobel Peace Price. He is also the author of Banker to the Poor. Yunus remains an …

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