The book “গ্রামীন ব্যাংক ও মুহাম্মদ ইউনুস (২০১১, ২০১২)” is now in the market

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The book “গ্রামীন ব্যাংক ও মুহাম্মদ ইউনুস (২০১১, ২০১২)” edited by Shamsul Hussain is now available in the market. Prominent persons like teachers, journalists, civil society representatives, development workers and women leaders have contributed their write ups which were published in different newspapers in the years 2011 and 2012. In this collection, the reader will find many things within one cover regarding Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, the journey of Grameen Bank and Microcredit in Bangladesh.

2nd Social Business Design Lab held at Yunus centre

Professor Muhammad Yunus has opened the 2nd Social Business Design Lab at Yunus Centre on 16 February 2013 with his introductory speech. Participants from different organizations presented four social business plans and they are- development of sustainable small holder dairy farming, notebook/khata binding business based employment opportunity for the disabled, employment and income generation through contract farming by sheep rearing and sanitary products for the underprivileged

Professor Muhammad Yunus Launched Social Business in Albania

Professor Muhammad Yunus signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Vocational Training Social Business Joint Venture with Tirana Business Park (an Albanian investment of the German company Lindner Group) in his first day visit on 21 January 2013 of his three day visits. The ceremony was held at the Tirana Business Park construction site in Albania, in the presence of the Prime Minister of Albania, Sali Berisha. The vocational training centre will provide much-in-demand technical skills to unemployed young people. The centre will initially train new plumbers, electricians and industrial mechanics, with more subjects being added in later years. The school will be sited on the Tirana Business Park campus and will draw on the vast knowledge and expertise of these professions within Tirana Business Park sh.p.k. and its German parent company. Read More>>

The Book on Professor Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank is now available in the Book Fair

The book “প্রফেসর মুহাম্মদ ইউনুসের গ্রামীন ব্যাংকের লড়াই”by Selina Siraj and Shipra Chakraborty is now in the market. The book reveals the life and works of Professor Muhammad Yunus, his fight for microcredit for the poor people, his ideas on development, Grameen Bank’s worldwide journey, his thinking for his own country, the recognition he receives and his pioneering idea of social business. ‘Suborno’ publication house brought out the book in the market. The book is now available in the book fair Suborno Prokashoni’s stall.

European University of Tirana Awarded Honorary Doctorate to Professor Muhammad Yunus

my albania1Prof. Muhammad Yunus was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the European University of Tirana in Albania on 22nd January 2013, for his outstanding contribution to poverty reduction in the world through his development and implementation of microfinance as well as for his pioneering work in the field of social business. By accepting the award, Prof. Yunus urged the young people to imagine the seemingly impossible and never think that a problem cannot be solved, since only by imagining that omething can be done, does one even begin to attempt to achieve it. “That’s the human spirit!”said Prof. Yunus. tellyseries