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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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Grameen Australia is delighted that the Australia Philippines Business Council (APBC) has chosen to profile our important work supporting communities in Asia to overcome poverty in its Featured Articles. The APBC article highlights our focus on Social Business, where business principles are applied to solve social issues, as a powerful and effective tool to provide sustainable solutions to alleviate poverty. Click here to read more - http://www.grameen.org.au/grameen-gazette-18
Thanks to our donors' support we have changed the lives of some inspiring entrepreneurs BUT there is so much more to be done ... Grameen Australia needs your support to empower even more inspirational entrepreneurs to ensure the eradication of poverty permanently - PLEASE DONATE NOW Click the link to DONATE or read more: http://www.grameen.org.au/news/
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