Born on 28 June 1940 in a Muslim family at Bathua, Bangladesh.
His father was Hazi Dula Mia Shoudagar, a jeweler.
His mother was Sufia Khatun.
Third of fourteen children, five of whom had died at an early age.
An active Scout, in school ranked 16th out of 39,000.
BA and MA from Department of Economics at Dhaka University.
Married to Afroji Yunus, a professor of physics.
Has two daughters, Monica and Dina.
Dr. Yunus studied at Chittagong Collegiate School and
Chittagong College.Then he got admitted in Dhaka
University.After that he received a full bright scholarship to
study economics at Vanderbilt University
Who: • Banker, Economist, Noble Prize Winner.
What: • Provide the New Concept of Microcredit.
When: • From 1983 to Present.
where: • Initially in Bangladesh, but now all over the world.
Why: • He thinks “Credits are fundamental Human Right”
How: • Through Grameen Bank by providing small loans
5. Starting of Entrepreneurship
In 1976,discovered very small loans for “Jobra” village
women. That year,he finally secured a loan from govt.
Janata Bank.He provided the new concept of
6. What type of leader he is?
# Transformational Leader
# Visionary Leader
# Charismatic Leader
8. Grameen Bank
An organization and community.
Funded by Professor Muhammad Yunus in 1983 at Dhaka,
The name “Grameen” is derived from the word gram which
means "rural" or "village" in the Bengali language.
Makes small loans to the poor people without any collateral,
for income generation activities to get them out from the
Several allegation have been made against Dr. Yunus
and Grameen Bank on February 2011. On 8 March
2011,the court confirmed Yunus’s dismissal .
First Bengali person who wins the Noble price.
Won more than 77 awards in less than 35 years.
Member of 9 national and 35 international committees and
Member of 36 international boards of advisors.
Member of BOD in 31 national and 20 international projects.
Received 54 honorary degrees from 21 countries.
Got special honour 54 times by 51 countries.
Wrote many books.