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2011-04-01 00:00:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented theatrical event, audiences in theaters nationwide watched "To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America" tonight, learning the story of the Nobel Laureate's unique and successful model of microfinance and how it is changing lives here in the United States through the nonprofit organization, Grameen America.

2011-03-29 11:43:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, theaters across the country will host a special media event, introducing American audiences to the potential for microfinance in the United States, and the potential of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank.

2011-03-22 10:15:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, theaters across the country will host a special media event, introducing American audiences to the potential for microfinance in the United States, and the magic of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus's Grameen Bank.

2011-03-14 22:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kredits, a leading provider of technology solutions for microfinance institutions ("MFIs"), today announced it has received a USD $4.5 million investment from Sophia ApS, a Danish investment vehicle.

2011-03-02 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Grameen Bank Founder Muhammad Yunus*, U.S.

2011-02-24 14:07:00

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature's Path Organic Foods is joining forces with Whole Foods Market's nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to help shoppers donate to fight global poverty and spread the love around the world.

2010-12-02 00:00:48

VanillaSoft announced today that it has selected micro lending as its 2011 social community initiative and will partner with Kiva as the platform to make micro loans to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the globe. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 VanillaSoft announced today that it has selected micro lending as its 2011 social community initiative and will partner with Kiva as the platform to make micro loans to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the globe.

2010-11-03 00:00:41

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Joins mHealth Alliance Board Inventor of micro-credit and leader in helping the world’s poor joins mobile health group Dhaka, Bangladesh and Washington, DC (Vocus) November 2, 2010 The mHealth Alliance, a group that is leveraging the growing reach of wireless technologies to support improved health delivery and outcomes in underserved communities today announced the appointment of Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Movement and winner of...


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