Thursday, February 29, 2024

Banker to the Poor captivates world

Professor Muhammad Yunus began his Grameen Bank Project in Jobra, a village near Chittagong University, his then workstation, in the port city in 1976 in an effort to reverse conventional banking practice and take financial services to the deprived. His first project was lending his own money to the destitute basket-weavers. The idea