"An inspiring memoir of the birth of microcredit, written in a conversational tone that makes it both moving and enjoyable." -- Election2004.com
"An interesting story of beginning and hope...I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the problem of poverty..." -- Gracious Rants, May 24, 2007
"lays out a convincing argument fro the need to nourish and better understand the `people's economy'...A hopeful and inspiring read" -- Vision Magazine, January 2007
About the Author
Muhammad Yunus was born in 1940 in Chittagong, a seaport in Bangladesh. The third of fourteen children, five of whom died in infancy, he was educated at Dhaka University and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study economics at Vanderbilt University. In 1972 he became the head of the economics department at Chittagong University. He is the founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank.