“The laboratory for Yunus’s innovative approaches to reducing impoverishment is his native country of Bangladash. From microcredit lending, Yunus has moved onto creating social businesses that improve the health and welfare of the poor, while providing employment and investment opportunities. This includes a network of health clinics. In short, Yunus is working with poor people, particularly women, to create a functional interconnected economy for a group long left behind by those individuals with” means.
Read the whole article here Creating a New Economy for the Poor, Starting With Women in the Third World.