It's a shop-worn clichÃ© at best -- the white man trekking off to distant corners of the world to enlighten or enrich. The rich world's better aid and development agencies well know the best help is often to be found far from head office, and the best ideas are apt to come from staff who are plugged into the places and the cultures where they work.
Nobel-winning microlender tells young entrepreneurs to put business principles to work for good, not goods
New YorkÂ â€” In front of a packed New York City audience last week, the Muslim Public Affairs Council honored Dr. Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, with the MPAC Foundation's 2nd Annual Human Security Award.
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NEW YORK -- "SeÃ±oras!" calls the banker, summoning her borrowers to attention at their first loan-repayment meeting.