Muhammad Yunus Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus, Founder of The Grameen Bank, Author, “Banker to the Poor: Micro-lending and the Battle Against World Poverty, wins Nobel Peace Prize. (Read here. Watch the Nobel Prize announcement on youtube here.)

on Charlie Rose
(googlevideo-58 min 0 sec – Jun 4, 2004).

I linked Yunus in the vitro-nasu sidebar menu right after this interview; a great guy, inspirational and truly awesome.

For an update on worldwide activity in microfinance including the Gates foundation and eBay’s founder Pierre Omidyar read Millions for Millions in the New Yorker. Note Jamii Bora in Kenya started by a Swede and a Canadian.