Wikipedia: Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus is a Muslim Bangladeshi banker and economist developer of the concept of microcredit. Yunus is also the founder of Grameen Bank. In 2006, Yunus and the bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
PBS The New Heroes: Muhammad Yunus
Article about the banker and economist Muhammad Yunus. Yunus has had phenomenal success helping people lift themselves out of poverty in rural Bangladesh by providing them with credit without requiring collateral.
Nobel Winner Muhammad Yunus: Microcredit Missionary
Article about Muhammad Yunus and the bank he founded, Grameen Bank. In 2006, Yunus and Grameen Bank won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to create economic and social benefit from below.
AsiaSource: Q&A With Professor Muhammad Yunus
Interview with Professor Muhammad Yunus, the Managing Director and founder of Grameen Bank. Professor Yunus discusses the importance of micro-credit for poverty alleviation in Bangladesh and elsewhere.
Nobelprize.org: The Nobel Peace Prize 2006
Official website of the Nobel Foundation features the Nobel Peace Prize 2006 announcement, presentation speech, diploma, and the lecture by Muhammad Yunus from Bangladesh.
Provides credit to the poorest of the poor in rural Bangladesh, without any collateral. Site includes statistical updates and microcredit resources. The Grammen Bank and its founder, Professor Muhammad Yunus, were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2006.