We woke up this morning to some disturbing news: that Nobel Prize Winner (and “grandfather” of the microfinance movement) Muhammad Yunus has been asked to step down as Managing Director of Grameen Bank (which he founded 1983).
We’ve been following the story and wanted to send you a chronology of articles so that you can keep up-to-date on these big changes going on in microfinance.
- NYT: Microcredit Pioneer Ousted
- Forbes: Muhammad Yunus Told to Step Down from Grameen Bank
- Nicholas Kristof (Editor at the NYT): http://www.facebook.com/kristof
- NPR: Bangladesh Forces Microcredit Pioneer From Bank
- BBC: Bangladesh: Muhammad Yunus Disputes Grameen Sacking
The Guardian: Grameen Bank Founder Muhammad Yunus Survives Attempt to Oust Him
The Guardian: Microfinance Guru Faces Removal From Grameen Bank
BBC: Muhammad Yunus: Bangladesh Urges Him To Retire
The Guardian: Microfinance and the Fallout from the Muhammad Yunus Case
The Guardian: Grameen’s Muhammad Yunus in Court for Defamation Case
BBC: Bangladesh Announces Probe into Grameen Bank
NYT: Is Bangladesh Trying to Take Over Grameen Bank?