"But the microcredit movement, which is built around, and for, and with money, ironically, is at its heart, at its deepest root not about money at all. It is about helping each person to achieve his or her fullest potential.." M. Yunus (report 2009)



The Challenge of World Poverty, the videos of the course of Esther Duflo, MIT


Microcredit is a tool for unlocking human dreams. But microcredit, by itself, is usually not enough. That may seem like an unusual way to start an annual report from an organization named the Microcredit Summit Campaign, but we recognize that we cannot achieve our goals, especially the goal to see 100 million families move above the US$1.25 a day threshold, with microcredit alone.
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The Microfinance Gateway


The Microfinance Gateway is a comprehensive online resource for the global microfinance community. The website features the latest research and publications, organization and consultant profiles, and industry news, announcements, jobs and events.
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State of the Microcredit Summit Campaign Report 2011


Microcredit is a tool for unlocking human dreams. But microcredit, by itself, is usually not enough. That may seem like an unusual way to start an annual report from an organization named the Microcredit Summit Campaign, but we recognize that we cannot achieve our goals, especially the goal to see 100 million families move above the US$1.25 a day threshold, with microcredit alone.
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Muhammad Yunus


Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi economist and founder of the Grameen Bank, considered as the first and foremost institution that provides microcredit to help its clients establish creditworthiness and financial self-sufficiency. In 2006 Yunus and Grameen received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Go to Muhammad Yunus' website