Photo: Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Micro-Loan Pioneers



Muhammad Yunus (left) is kissed by his daughter Dina after learning that he has been awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

Yunus, called the "banker to the poor," will share the prize with his Grameen Bank for pioneering the concept of "micro-credit," small loans designed to help the poor run their own businesses.

Photograph by Farjana K. Godhuly/AFP/Getty Images


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