Muhammad Yunus - The Power of a Positive Imagination
By Kris Deichler, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International
“If we do not imagine, it will not be done. If we imagine, someday it will happen!”
~ Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of the Grameen Bank. He is a pioneer of giving small unsecured 'micro-finance' loans to some of the world’s most impoverished people, helping them lift themselves out of poverty. His idea was something that many people didn’t trust at first, but his huge success has proven what’s possible when you give someone an honest opportunity to better themselves and their lives.
Like many legends, Muhammad is a visionary who sees the best in people and their potential as human beings. He’s shown us how lives can be touched and improved thanks to our power to create, which requires an imagination to see what’s possible. Here he is sharing more about what life could be like if we stop making excuses and imagine a better world…
Learning From Legends...
Image, Professor Muhammad Yunus courtesy of Wikimedia