................................................................................................................................................................................................... http://grameenscotland.com : Ever since Glasgow University welcomed Yunus as the 21st C Adam Smith, at the 2008 quarter of a millennium celebrations - Glasgow has arrived as one of the 3 great academic (Kyushu Japan, 100 southern usa university consortium of SB studentcompetitions) and pro-youth economics partners of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus . It has started up 2 journals of Social Business in 2010 as well as Glasgow Caledonian investment in the second social business professorship (first on healthcare and microcredit), the virtually free nursing college and from October 2012 Yunus as Chancellor. Of course, just as Scotland became one of the first worldwide diaspora nations we aim to maintain the most uptodate collaboration entrepreneur partner maps with Yunus and his 50 most exciting youth projects around the world of investing in net generation's co-production of millennium goals. For example down south in London, Yunus inspires the great microenergy awards network championed by Prince Charles and Lord Sainsbury's eldest daughter http://ashden.org/ and his briefings 123 of staff at The Economist are world famous among leaders celebrating the 40th year of the magazine's genre of net generation Entrepreneurial Revolution and 170 year since Scot James Wilson started the world's number 1 end hunger viewspaper mediating sustainability of cross-cultural commonwealth. join in mapmaking at http://yunuscity.ning.com/http://leadersandyunus.ning.com/http://youthandyunus.com/ questions welcome email@example.com linksman to Foundation Norman macrae, The Economist's Unacknowledged Gianthttp://normanmacrae.ning.com/
Back at his Nobel Prize, Muhamad Yunus surprised the world: he declared that he wanted to go beyond microcredit and converge microbanking, micro education for jobs and microtechnology. Look right to see the sort of expoential progress he's been making. Could it just be that 2012 will be the last year that presidential candidates spend billions of dollars advertising that they dont know how to invest in youth creating jobs...Could state by state youth jobs competituions be more economic than billion dollar naysaying elections. Why not join Georgia, North Carolina, Oregon, Dc. MD , VA in test marketing what student sb entrepreneurs can do thru ac year 2012-2013 - firstname.lastname@example.org -special thanks to all those involved in reporting the first month of how NC started up the year 012-013
What Futures do Net Generation and Yunus Investors want to spend life times working on?
Youth JobsCompetition Winners
Futures of Heroes - Oregon's number 1 winner wants sports stars and university campuses and students to give back to celebrate handicapped children's sports leagues across state of Oregon - see student entry OSU-STARSports.pdf -tell us if you can help
Futures of Energy- Youth competition entries wanting to invest in clean energy include these projects
Futures of Nutrition here are some youth competition entries redesigning value chains of agriculture for food security and to end obesity in developed nations and end hunger in developing nation
Futures of Healthcare - here are some student competition entries :
Yunus Investor networks HEROES- Yunus number 1 suoerstar give back network is coordinated by his daughter - see singforhope
ENERGY Yunus has a world leading franchise of solar for the poor here and he inspires the number 1 microenergy prize awards coordinated by Prince Charles and the Sainsbury philanthropy here
NUTRITION One of the reasons why Grameen emerged as the world's number 1 youth investment bank was that its first non-financial product line was nutritional : vegetable seeds; and its first global social business partnership with a corporation was nutritional - case danone. In the US the number 1 goodwillparner of yunus is www.wholeplanetfoundation run by the most purposeful nurtrition corporation in the world of pro-youth capitalism
HEALTHCARE - yunus leading projects include free nursing colleges creating huge numbers of jobs as number 1 joy of vilage girl power; emdic projects with intel ; ...
Some special focuses of youth - how to attract funds for the most brilaint jobs creating projects and how to design incubators and acceleratprs so that everyone in a city can colaborate around youth who want the purspoe of education to celebrate job creation and 2010s nbeing the most productive deacde of worldwide youth - some projects leveraging colaboration tech wizards are ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From http://TXyouth10000.blogspot.com
Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 14:04
Special Announcement from Whole Planet Foundation
Celebrate Poverty is Unnecessary Day
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus believes "Poverty is Unnecessary," that it's a man-made problem that can be eradicated. On October 25th, every year Whole Planet Foundation® celebrates Poverty is Unnecessary Day and our anniversary (can you believe it's been seven years?!) and to recognize the support from the brands that donate $25,000 annually to support the foundation’s mission.
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CAURIE Microfinance - Senegal
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The CAURIE mission is to contribute to the economic and social support of poor micro-entrepreneurs, principally women, by offering them appropriate financial products and services. In order to meet the needs of the rural poor, CAURIE works through village groups that are organized and managed as Village Banks with on average 50 women per group. The groups are always self-selected, and their leadership is elected by the members in order to best lead a loan group that relies on solidarity collateral. Membership is always voluntary as long as they meet the commitments laid out at the start of the program.
CAURIE was started by Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Senegal in 1999 and became an independent institution in 2005. The institution is based in Thies, Senegal about one hour outside of the capital of Dakar. They now provide financial services to an ever-growing number of rural clients at with an exceptionally high level of portfolio quality.
Meet Aichetou from Senegal
Aichetou is a microcredit client of our partner CAURIE in Senegal. She has her own beauty salon in her village. The 2013 Whole Planet Foundation calendar features photos and stories of clients like Aichetou from all over the world including Bolivia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. These microentrepreneurs have used their microloans to start or expand their home-based businesses in small-scale farming, neighborhood shops and textiles.
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