• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:19    |    
  • 00:35    |    
    Why is microcredit important for the development of poor people?
  • 02:10    |    
    Does microcredit work well without regulation and bureaucratic rules?
  • 02:40    |    
    Why poor people is responsible with this system?
  • 03:17    |    
    How has been the experience of Grameen Bank in Guatemala?
  • 04:17    |    
    What is the origin of the funds for the Guatemalan Project?
  • 04:48    |    
    What is the importance of trust in loan payments?
  • 05:45    |    
    What is the future of the microcredit system?
  • 07:25    |    
    Does Muhammad Yunus Foundation promote health and education?
  • 09:14    |    
    How can microcredit change the production and technological aspects of poor people?
  • 11:12    |    
    Final words
  • 11:21    |    
    Final credits

Interview with Muhammad Yunus by Luis Figueroa

10 de diciembre de 2007 | Vistas: 2579 |

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Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Prize in Peace 2006 and the Grameen Bank have developed the revolutionary concept of microcredit: A loan for poor people based on trust which doesn't require a collateral, government intervention nor complex regulations. This project started in Bangladesh and nowadays, it has become into a self-sustainable bank that has helped millions of people living in poverty. This idea has spread out in all continents. In fact, there is microcredit project developing with the people of a village in the region of Lake in Guatemala.


Interview with Muhammad Yunus by Luis Figueroa
Muhammad Yunus

The Lienzo de Quahquechollan Exhibit
UFM's Liberty Plaza first floor
Guatemala, December 10, 2007

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, December 2007
Camera: Mynor de León, Manuel Alvarez; digital editing: Claudia de Obregón; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; publication: Mario Pivaral


Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker and economist who is famous…


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