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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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Borrower Stories

Read some of the inspiring true success stories from around the world. These heroes were able to conquer poverty and secure a better future for them and their children. All these instances show the power of how financial products can change the future. Microloans Ana-Maria from Columbia Ana-Maria was a native born in the outskirts …

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Pathways Out of Poverty Book Series – Reviews

The Pathways out of Poverty book series contains 3 books by Sam Daley-Harris, Ann Awimbo, Gary S. Fields, Guy Pfeffermann and Benedito Cunguara. Here are links to them on Amazon. Pathways out of poverty in rural Mozambique: A panel data analysis, 2002/2005 Poverty reduction is the foremost important development goal in Mozambique. In spite of …

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Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI) – The #1 Poverty Measurement Resource

Eliminating poverty is only possible if it can be measured. There are a number of poverty measurement tools like unemployment, income level, and savings. But what if you need a leading and not a lagging indicator? What if you need to compare countries? That’s where the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI) comes in. What …

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