Explains how an American-educated banker, Muhammad Yunus, head of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank, has transformed the lives of the indigent--especially women--through his practice of making loans to the poor who have no assets for collateral yet who have had a near perfect repayment rate. Tour.
9780812924640 | Times Books, April 1, 1996, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Explain's how Bangladesh's Grameen Bank has transformed the lives of the indigent--especially women--through the practice of making loans to the poor
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