Monday, December 11, 2006

Nobel Peace Prize for Microfinancier

. Monday, December 11, 2006

Muhammad Yunus, who pioneered micro-credit in Bangladesh with the Grameen Bank, delivered his Nobel Peace Prize address in Oslo this weekend. The Nobel Prize Committee selected Yunus because "Lasting peace can not be achieved unless large population groups find ways in which to break out of poverty. Micro-credit is one such means."

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Nobel Peace Prize for Microfinancier
 
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