Muhammad Yunus

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Muhammad Yunus is the Nobel Peace Prize winner who founded the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. Grameen is a leading microfinance organisation that makes about 7 million loans to mostly women borrowers in mostly rural areas. Yunus has founded a string of Grameen spin-offs including Grameen phone with telenor of Norway. Most recently this has included a joint yoghourt making venture with Danone. He is also working on solar power and other joint ventures