In 1997, Professor Yunus led the world’s first Micro Credit Summit in Washington, DC. Muhammad Yunus’s project has grown to serve a total of seven million families in Bangladesh with loans, totaling six billion dollars. There are over 250 institutions in100 countries that operate off Grameen micro-credit principles (Biography). Yunus developed his revolutionary micro-credit system with the belief that it would be a cost effective and scalable weapon to fight pover... ... middle of paper ... ...Alex. “The Haldar Para.” Small loans, big dreams: how Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus and microfinance are changing the world.
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For instance, outsourcing has led to a vast majority of job for citizens in less developed countries giving the ability to slowly crawl out of poverty. But yet there are still other countries that watch their poverty rate skyrocket. I will take controversial looks on globalization, where it enhances a country’s economy and visa versa to develop an answer. Johan Norberg argues that outsourcing is a great way to provide jobs to the people in thirds world countries as stated in, “The Noble Feat of Nike.” Norberg looks at the American jobs that have been outsourced to Vietnam to see how it has influenced the lives of people living in less developed countries. The citizens in his article work at one the most wealthiest shoe producers today, Nike.
They both graduated with their bachelor’s degree in accounting and they meet each other while attending college. Mrs. Rodriguez first began the aspect of this career when she was only 18 years old. She started working part-time in an accounting office around tax season. She mentioned It was a good job to have because she was recently out of high school and wanted to make money. She said that from January to April she would work 5-6 days a week and 8 - 12 hours days.
Efforts by the ‘left governments’ that came to power in the early 2000’s in reducing poverty and inequality have been hailed across the world, especially by the United Nations (UN) and its agencies. Among others, the establishment of conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs by various governments in the region, expansion of social services in sectors such as health (Family health program in Brazil) and education to social classes that have previously been sidelined have contributed to the significant fall in the level of poverty and inequality in the region. Most countries in the region are currently at the forefront, in terms of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) –a testimony to the effectiveness of the newly established social programs in the region. In Brazil, social development through the creation and expansion of social services have been the main focus of the ‘left party’ since early 2000’s. In particular, the establishment of Bolsa Familia- a CCT program with the aim of transferring cash to poor families in the country, with the condition that children attend school and health clinic on a regular basis have been praised and widely attributed to the sharp decline i... ... middle of paper ... ...ocial Protection Discussion Paper no.
To counter poverty, the Mexican government, just as other countries, has lowered and eliminated exchange taxes and tariffs in order to reduce poverty. Globalization has encouraged many developing nations to add procedures to benefit their citizens. For example, in Colombia, studies suggest that trade reforms have attracted major foreign investments in the oil and mining sectors. Through the integration of international markets and the globalization reforms, Colombia has been able to have a major reduction in poverty and an increase in international investments. Once a very poor country, Colombia’s international trade has greatly increase specially in the past two
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