Yunus Poised to Move Grameen Scotland Forward in July

Posted: 27 May 2010, in Press Release

By Claudia Cahalane

Muhammad Yunus – who set up Grameen Bank to tackle poverty in Bangladesh – will take part in new talks about Grameen Scotland this July, he said last night.

Speaking in an hour-long lecture at the London School of Economics, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who has started numerous social businesses in Bangladesh and the US, said he had been compelled to help tackle three generations of unemployment in Glasgow and the resulting problems he believes this has caused. 

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