Muhammad Yunus in Karlsruhe                               deutsch

Muhammad Yunus in Karlsruhe

On June 6th, the Nobel Peace Prize winner of 2006 Muhammad Yunus gave a speech at the University of Karlsruhe (TH). In an overcrowded auditorium, he was able to cast a spell on his audience. He talked about microfinance, poverty and

about the steps you can take to change something To watch the speech click here.

In 2006, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for [his] efforts to create economic and social development from below" Read press release here. Grameen Bank, which he founded in 1976, gives out tiny loans to the poorest of the poor without any collateral and helps in this manner to reduce poverty. Today Grameen Bank is the role model for microfinance institutions around the world.

After his remarkable speech, the Extrahertz team was given the opportunity to do an interview with Professor Yunus on the way to the airport.

Five excerpts of this interview are presented below.

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