Social Business Day 2017

Yunus presides over AGFUND Advisory Council meeting in Geneva

23rd April, 2017
Yunus Centre Press Release (23 April, 2017)Fourteen new Banks for the Poor to be established in Fourteen West and Central African countriesAGFUND's Third Advisory Council Meeting took place on April 19 at the United Nations Office in Geneva. It was presided over by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and attended by international experts in micro-​finance, CEOs of AGFUND Banks for the Poor, businessmen and othe...

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Banker to the Poor
Muhammad Yunus is that rare thing: a bona fide visionary. His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world. In 1983, against the advice of banking and government officials, Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with minuscule loans. Grameen Bank, based on the belief that credit is a basic human right, not the privilege of a fortunate few, now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans to more than two million famili...

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Design Lab 476th Social Business Design Lab
Design Lab Project Category Shopkeeping
Project Type Nobin
Location Abdullahpur , Keraneegonj, Dhaka


17 May Design Lab

17 May, 2017

Venue: Grameen Bank Auditorium, Grameen Bank Bhaban, Mirpur-02, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.

Intra-state rail networks are the intermediate and appropriate infrastructure that kick-starts the social businesses and every other development. It i...