Microcredit in Africa

3 April 2007 at 10:42 am | Posted in Microcredit, Muhammad Yunus, News, Sydney Peace Prize | 1 Comment

Professor Muhammad Yunus will be lending his expertise to help Norway launch a microcredit project in Africa.

According to the Norwegian online news channelAftenposten Nettutgaven, Professor Yunus will act as a special adviser to the Norwegian Foreign Ministry’s microcredit project. The project will include establishing a fund and enlisting private businesses to extend and finance small loans with no collaterals to would-be entrepreneurs in Africa.

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