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Letter from Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus Addressed to Grameen Bank Members on his departure from Grameen Bank

May
15, 2011
Beloved owners and honoured members of Grameen Bank:
Thirty-five years ago, I did not know that I would start a bank, and that I would lend to poor people, especially to poor rural women. Like many other teachers, I was busy teaching in the classroom, far from the realities on the ground.
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Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus’ Address to Colleagues on his Departure from Grameen Bank
May
14, 2011
My dear colleagues:
For the past five months, we have all been in an extremely difficult situation. The reasons for this are well known to you all. The Supreme Court has given its verdict. On the basis of this verdict, the Board of Directors of Grameen Bank now has to make a decision.
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Handing-over the Charge of Managing Director
May 12, 2011
I am today relinquishing the post of Managing Director of Grameen Bank on the basis that the Deputy Managing Director Mrs. Nurjahan Begum would hold charge until a Managing Director is appointed  in accordance with the procedures under section 14 of the Grameen Bank ordinance. Since the board of  Grameen Bank is my appointing authority, it may take appropriate steps.
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Dear Valued Readers
You may be aware of that last a few months several news items, articles and rejoinders have been published in the media of home & abroad, on Grameen Bank and Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Managing Director of the Bank. We have collected some these and put them in chronological order through the web links below. We hope this will ease your search and put all relevant information at your fingertip.
 
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10 Million Bangladeshis Move Above $1.25 A Day WASHINGTON, DC - According to a report released by the Microcredit Summit Campaign, a program of the US-based advocacy group RESULTS Educational Fund, nearly 2 million Bangladeshi households...
On 27th of January 2011, the Norwegian Nobel committee has reiterated its support to Professor Yunus and Grameen Bank, in the light of the charges made in the Danish documentary broadcast in Norway "Caught in Microcro-debt", and...

Prof. Muhammad Yunus & Grameen Bank Awarded The Nobel Peace Prize for 2006
ImageThe Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2006, divided into two equal parts, to Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank for their efforts to create economic and social development from below. Lasting peace can not be achieved unless large population groups find ways in which to break out of poverty. Micro-credit is one such means. Development from below also serves to advance democracy and human rights...
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