The Price Of A Dream

Author: David Bornstein
Editor: Touchstone
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One afternoon in 1976 an economics professor, taking a walk in a village in Bangladesh, met a poor woman. The woman was trying to support herself by constructing and selling bamboo stools. She earned two cents a day. When the professor asked her why her profit was so low, she explained that the only person who would lend her money to buy bamboo was the trader who purchased her final product and the price he set barely covered her costs. The professor's instinct was to open his wallet and give her some money. Then he had another thought: Why not give her a loan?
The Price of a Dream
Language: un
Pages: 370
Authors: David Bornstein
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Touchstone

One afternoon in 1976 an economics professor, taking a walk in a village in Bangladesh, met a poor woman. The woman was trying to support herself by constructing and selling bamboo stools. She earned two cents a day. When the professor asked her why her profit was so low, she
The Price of a Dream
Language: un
Pages: 370
Authors: David Bornstein
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

The Price of a Dream tells the remarkable story of the Grameen Bank, the groundbreaking "village bank" that has revolutionized the way people around the world fight poverty. The Bank's model--providing collateral-free "micro-loans" for self-employment to millions of women villagers in Bangladesh--has inspired and shaped the thinking of economists, policy
The Price of an American Dream
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The Price of a Dream
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Authors: Thomas A. Fry, First Presbyterian Church (Bristol, Tenn.)
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1956 - Publisher:

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