Today’s Solutions: May 21, 2024

Turning poverty into peace

Turning poverty into peace

What the Nobel Peace Prize means to Muhammad Yunus - and how it shows the way new ideas come into the world. Jurriaan Kamp and Marco Visscher| December 2006 issue When Muhammad Yunus began to lend money to hard-working poor people back in the 1970s, he wasn’t exactly following the crowd. At that Read More...

The world champ of poverty fig

The world champ of poverty fighters

Throughout the 11 years Ode has been in print, the name Muhammad Yunus has often cropped up, and microcredit has been a recurring theme. Yet it took us until last year to track him down in Bangladesh for an extensive interview. Now that Yunus will receive the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10 in Read More...