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The poor themselves can create a poverty-free world .... all we have to do is to free them from the chains that we have put around them.
- Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Grameen Bank
Social business uses the dynamic principles of business and the skills,determination and experience of the poor to create a fairer world by lifting millions of very poor people out of poverty.
- Peter Hunt, Chair of Grameen Australia
Grameen Australia is leading the way in the development of Social Businesses to provide employment for the poor and give them the skills and financial responsibility to escape poverty permanently.
Grameen Australia's Microfinance Program is empowering poor people to change their lives through the creation of their own successful small businesses
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#TyphoonHagupit is slowly moving across Philippines. The Typhoon appears to be resulting in less damage then originally feared due to a combination of better preparation and less storm intensity. The slow pace is however resulting in high rain levels which may lead to flooding and mudslides According to BBC World, the Typhoon is likely to remain over the Philippines until Thursday and may yet reach the capital Manila. @grameenaust continues to monitor the situation and is ready to act if necessary.
Philippine residents in areas hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan last year are bracing for another major typhoon which is expected to reach land on Saturday. Grameen Australia is actively monitoring the situation and will respond again if required. Read more from the ABC at http://ab.co/1zqKtcJ
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