Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is the father of micro-finance for people in poverty.  

He set up the worlds’ first microfinance programmes in his hometown of Chittagong in Bangladesh, and then the Grameen Bank, and he’s inspired the United Nations and the World Bank to support his, and other, micro-finance initiatives because he has proven that lending to poor people works – for them, their families and communities, and for their national economies. 

 He was also awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1989. 

And this is his advice on how to succeed: 

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