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CAN A NEW BANKING SYSTEM SOLVE THE BANKING PROBLEM?
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Make the world safer each day instead of more dangerous each day.
Muhammad Yunus received the Nobel Peace Prize - Teaching the world by example to replace the single-minded pursuit of money with the single-minded focus on solving the problems of humanity until their is a whole new civilization.
"Grameen" Bank - "Village" Bank
The only lawyer-free bank in the world.
The only bank owned by women.
Professor and Head of the Rural Economics Programme in the University of Chittagong, launched an action research programme to examine the possibilities of designing a comprehensive banking framework to provide the banking services to the rural poor.
He then went on to create "social businesses" that make no profit, but instead measure their success by the impact they have had on the world.