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Nobel Peace Prize winner and microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus is a champion of big ideas and small loans.
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September 23, 2014 The founding father of "microcredit" is helping to judge a contest with maxidollars: the Clinton Global Initiative's Hult Prize, granting $1 million to a new business idea that'll help the poor.
November 25, 2010 In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, David Isay of StoryCorps commemorates the National Day of Listening with the stories that help us understand each other. In our second hour, micro-finance and who's not at your table.
September 28, 2010 Say you want to make loans to millions of very poor women in the developing world, to help them climb out of poverty. Is it OK to raise money from rich investors, who expect to make a profit?
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