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Peace Nobel for Bangladesh's micro-credit pioneer

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2006 was awarded to Muhammad Yunus, the 66-year-old Bangladeshi behind the Grameen Movement micro-banking system that has helped millions in his homeland, it was announced......

India matters more than ever: Hillary Clinton

On January 20, 2009, the next president will take the oath of office and face unprecedented challenges starting on day one. Our economy is faltering. Our health care system is in crisis. And our......

The scientist who runs the world's most cost-efficient microfinance firm

Dr Tara Thiagarajan is the chairperson and managing director of the Rs 200-crore (Rs 2 billion) Madura Micro Finance Ltd. She is also the director of Microcredit Foundation of India. MMFL works......

Nobel laureate Yunus stashed away $100 million?

Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has been accused of stashing some $100 million originally for microcredit operations of his Grameen Bank to his another venture in 1996, breaching......

Lessons from recession and the road ahead

Looking inward, innovating for the Indian market, and IT-led innovation to make possible no-frills accounts and microfinance loans will be key elements of the medium-term strategy for corporate......

Microfinance bodies: India tops Forbes list

After billionaires and household names like Ambanis and Mittals, it is the turn of little-known microfinance institutions from India to hit the pages of famed magazine Forbes, which has named seven......

Microcredit: A billion bootstraps

Microenterprises are small-scale versions of the same types of businesses found in developed countries. Twenty hens and a coop constructed from scrap material become a poultry enterprise. A produce......
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sampan chakraborty
Q. then why we are not producing another sn bose or tagore?in last 30 years the likes of subhas mukherjee,mother teresa,amartya sen,microcredit pioneer md yunuus had emerged all whose work had won nobel(unfortunately though dr mukherjee had to commit suicide long ago but nobel was awarded in 2010 to british physician edwards ).but still i must admit that we have not produced anyone like renaissance personality like tagore,jc bose,swami vivekananda.is it the vice like grip of failed ideology among commom mass or completely due to poltical failures since 1960's?
Sampan Chakraborty:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/then-why-we-are-not-producing-another-sn-bose-or-tagorein-la/22396815/answers/

sampan chakraborty
Q. How do micro finance institution redue poverty?
Sampan Chakraborty:  A. Microfinance is the provision of financial services to low-income clients or solidarity lending groups including consumers and the self-employed,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-do-micro-finance-institution-redue-poverty/22396815/answers/20875395

Ravinder
Q. Venezuela has produced the largest number of Miss Universe & Miss World winners. What is the reason?
Ravinder:  A. Venezuela has some great statistics to show : 88 percent (2003 estimate) Life expectancy : 74.5 years (2006 estimate) Literacy rate 94 percent...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/venezuela-has-produced-the-largest-number-of-miss-universe-a/20875367/answers/15591306

Good Citizen
Q. What is defination of microfinance
Good Citizen:  A. Microfinance refers to the provision of financial services to poor or low-income clients, including consumers and the self-employed.The term also...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-defination-of-microfinance/15589707/answers/13530209

Q. What is the defenation of Micro Finance?
:  A. It is the provision of financial services to poor or low-income clients, including consumers and the self-employed and the practice of sustainably...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-defenation-of-micro-finance/13530008/answers/12745651

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Making Jan Dhan Yojana work

On August 15, 2014, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was announced with the objective to bring the excluded segments of the population... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/making-jan-dhan-yojana-work/20826/
Rang De micro-credit internet platform makes big out of small

A micro-credit non-profit internet platform is adding compassion to the concept of finance Geetanjali Krishna December 12, 2014 Last Updated at... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/rang-de-micro-credit-internet-platform-makes-big-out-of-small-114121200622_1.html
Small Yet Sustainable

A kha Khedi village in Madhya Pradesh's Agar district is an odd amalgam of motorcycles, mobiles and marginal farmers. Its 700-odd inhabitants have... ...

http://www.businessworld.in/news/economy/agriculture/small-yet-sustainable/1655619/page-1.html
Bandhan now closes in on Grameen Bank

Race on to to become South Asia's largest microcredit provider Namrata Acharya | Kolkata December 12, 2014 Last Updated at 00:22 IST Bandhan, the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/bandhan-closes-in-on-grameen-bank-114121100706_1.html
Micro-credit key to poverty alleviation

KATHMANDU: A report submitted by Microcredit Summit Campaign has revealed that 54 million of world’s poorest people have received tiny loans... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDM2NDc5

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