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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

meeting 8 with dr yunus
you can help co-create a worldwide diary of yunus over the decade by telling me chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk what's most missing from local reports of the thousands of public meetings with dr yunus - a log of my own meetings appears roughly on this page - next meeings:
9) may 29 london; 10) youth world citizenship all day birthday dialogue with yunus in dhaka on june 29; 11) Berlin the day before the 20th anniversary of the wall's fall
.microcredit.tv is a youth ambassador 5000 co-partner in an ongong series of deep dialogues on bottom-up systemisation of banks and other models virtal to commmunity sustainability with dr yunus - next june 29 Dhaka all day birthday party dialogue with dr yunus - in dhaka central office of Grameen and local fieldvisits

8 jan09 NY sheraton towers - 2 under 25's give yunus 15 minute debrief on what's not working in university microcredit clubs; conclusion need to celebrate all day youth dialogue7 nov 08: observer oxford-new zealand celebration with yunus of Romanes lecture -the most revolutionary stage oxford leadership offers; action continue to weave oxbridge and new zealand links 6 briefing on how scots originated microeconomics after their nation was subject to hostile takeover in the banking scam of early 1700s- dr yunus delivers superb lecture on what adam smits free  markets actually siad; we ain't see much free market economics for 30 years now due to mass media and other distortions first written up in western hemispehers dad's 1976 entrepreneurial revolution survey 1976 The Economist Xmas Day
5 dhaka jy08  filiming of 10000 free dvds for youth on 20 best news 2 minute you toibe videos that entrepreneurial revolutionaries working on yunus projects wish to replicate anywhere peoples need them; gatecrash the day before Nobel opens up its first permanent exhibition outside nordica; wow what an ultold herstory of end poverty has been gravitaing around dgaka since 1976; glad to see so many future capitalism partners here to celebrate this magic co-braning of Norway and bangaldesh as 2 countries who know that only hi-trust economics can sustain humans and peace4 london april 08 have one of those amazing chats with yunus on one of the peak meltdonw days of british banking - at the end of which he says must dash to meeting at number 10 what mesage should I you tube with GB 3 london 15 feb 08 replant entrepreneurial revolution thinkinmg in st james 32 years on at rac lunch ; yunus and dad were in fine form; the other otential revplutionaries argued across each other in such unexpeted ways it gave me a headache- lesson never do this to yunus again- sorry  2 dr yunus gives new yoprkers half an hour to video the most exciting colaboration cafe in the worldwide 200-meetings networks' history1 jan 08 : meet dr yunus in new years week for half a day in dhaka - wow what a story and how wiull the world take to the first book ever to publish matehmatically and expoentially correct mats of sustainability invetsment

Live date - 27 january 2008, manhattan Sheraton Towers, week 2 of inauguration of yes we can

2 brave young ladies had 15 minutes to help voice to dr yunus why university youth networks around the world find the problem below too big to be sole yes we can leaders of without a lot more resources and support from all of yunus and bangladeshi friends around the world

the meeting was chaotic for which I am 100% to blame- action arrange an all day debrief in dhaka during summer break in a way that gives all sides more time to explore the biggest crisis humanity has ever needed to choose its next global moves on, and hoiw uni classes 09/10 can be more sustainably supported wherever they wish as social business entrepreneurs to advance micro-up economics instead of top down

collaboration challenge pledge -link 1000 social business in one web by end june 09

What opportunities and threats compound when the world’s poorest nation:

*Develops 10 times more economical banking

*Offers to open source this service franchise to any peoples and communities most in need of productive and sustainable work

*The internet appears so that diffusion of this knowledge multiplies at warp speed

What opportunities and threat compound when the world’s richest nation:

*Develops 10 times more expensive banking

*Global professions use their quasi monopolies to rule that the world’s richest cities catch this most expensive virus

*The internet appears so that diffusion of this virus is embedded in many of the world’s most powerful institutions

What opportunities and threats when the world’s richest nation:

Elects a president

*whose family tree cross-culturally bridges richest and poorest nations

*whose mother was one of the pioneers of replicating 10 times more economical banking

*whose use of the internet to become elected is widely agreed to be transformational;


This state of worldwide affairs was debated by entrepreneurs between 1976-1984 stimulated by a trilogy which began as a survey of Entrepreneurial Revolution in the Christmas issue of The Economist 1976 and was a completed in a book in 1984 on the compound entrepreneurial opportunities and threats of the internet to the generation that became transformed by it. Our maps then and now showed the mother of all battles between  the ideologies and behaviours:

The needs of youngest and oldest, or poorest and richest, of women and parents versus men and people too busy to integrate family and community sustainability concerns at the core of every decision

 Worldwide the free market opportunity was to see that this innovation challenge was not a battle between nations or cultures but a chance to evolve way above zero-sum exchanges in a deeper and more harmonious world than existed when the cost of geographical distance separated how people designed productive and demanding systems.  The threat was not to see this. Just as colonization by industrial powers proved unsustainable and terrifying unproductive through world wars and depressions of the  first half of the twentieth century, colonization by professions claiming top rule over diversity of knowledge exchanges would become the planet’s and people s greatest threat in the 21st century. However this time if too many mistakes are made regarding sustainability investment man will simultaneously be threatening nature’s orders all over the world. Evolutionary histories suggest that will compound ever greater risk to the renew ability of all peoples.
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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

youth correspondence special series 1 - diversity of project judges

micro-systemisation is always something you 95% replicate and 5% innovate locally every quarter so over-standardised analyses compound more and more errors over time 


5000 youth ambassador around the world who want to network arroung bangladeshi type economics models - the bottom up ones we all need to be sustainable but which currently neither government nor corporate nor NGO are governed/audited to compound - the latter claim was chapter 1 of creating a world without poverty-if your group doesnt have a copy tell me an address where I can send it to you

DIVERSITY OF JUDGES on Student Projects

in the event that you would like your research parallel but informally assessed by someone in yunus team (send it to me); it might take some time and of course our/Bangladeshi views might mismatch from what local academics mark or value but I would personally be interested to try to help moderate constuctive understanding among anyone who cares about replicating what bangladesh has spent 33 years designing contextually chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk

please help us report to dr yunus the top 5 things undergraduates want help with in optimally networking microcredit uni clubs

1 diversity of judges as above
2 from freshers day- a day in the life of our next 3 years of what to do next if we are to include microcredit practice in our life as a student and action learn -eg when in the 3 years should we intern; how do we develop experience of a research theme form say 1 so that its ready to test during internship; what size of groups should assemble arround each project; how can the club help all groups debrief eavch other; where can we diaries our experiences and swap them with the parallel world of university club- the time pressure and information overload is perhaps even bigger on undergraduates than any other group even though nominally their 3 years iof real and virtual social networking is the greatest entrepreneurial breathing space in a brain's lifetime
3 a world recognised panel of academics who support bottom-up economics; if even some one as powerful as obama is having difficulty empowering community banking and green projects to blossom and create 5 million microentrepreneurial jobs, what chance do we have stuck in the most powerful university systems of the world if the economics professors who would urge obama to transform systems are not also urging the same to happen at home within universities
8:09 am edt 

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new york, jackson heights friday april 25- yunus opens branch of Grameen America bank

personal Q&A with yunus london ap 21- RSVP : flow candidate questions by 8.00pm london time sunday ap 20

Events with Yunus
Kiev Ukraine April 8

Dubai April 13

London April 21 - water conference

Los Angeles Apr 28-30 Milken Instiute http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release.do?id=846750

Lancaster PA April 30 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient to Speak at 136th Annual Dinner
Muhammad Yunus - revolutionizing economic and social development worldwide

Events with Citizens

Los Angeles April 15 Isabel Maxwell
http://grameenamerica.net - Grameen's bank for the unbanked is coming to CA http://www.hhill.org/hill/events

New York April 15 Peter Burgess's 2nd bimonthly 30 person roundtable on how can New Yorkers help Dr Yunus most

-please tell us of yunus events at at practice@yunusuni.com


12: Dhaka: opening TheGreenChildren eyecare hospital replicated from Aravind model (help us catalogue more Base of Pyramid models)



Consistently ranked humanity's most productive networking event -achieving its 10 year roadmap of giving 100 million families access to ending poverty - microcreditsummit comes to Indonesia: http://www.inamicrocreditsummit.org/
 July 28-30

If we met in Dhaka at end of 08 to discuss top 9 ways to help Yunus, what would they be?

here are some current menus - we delight in being told what we are missing or how to take an item to the next step or worldwide entrepreneurial collaboration

08.1 relationships with africa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klUu03EMeRs

08.2 relationships with china http://wholeplanet.tv/id25.html

08.3 how to sustain your city's largest monthly collaboration citizen meeting on yunus and celebrating humanity agenda

08.4 yuNus youtubes and resources -development; catlaoguing on how to use to save 24 different worlds; how to increase any time accessibility and peer to peer debriefings http://wholeplanet.tv/id27.html

08.5 Social Action diaries- which communities want to trailblaze this year-long youth participation system http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngNUvukZY3U

08.6 Help develop smba and Social business catalogues http://smbaworld.com/

08.7 Future Capitalism: how do citizens share knowledge of how to play Snap FC with ceos and industry sector responsibility http://futurecapitalism.tv/

08.8 empowerment networks Win-Win-Win: Connect q&a with 10000 rural telecentres and 5 focal areas beyonmd community banking - ie health, agriculture, education, government, comesumer channels and goods http://egrameen.com/

08.9 How can citizens and netizens help quality control microcredit market as for SB organisational systems, and bridge knowledge from micro credit to all micro economic developments

Help benchmark Livelihoods Lab- what alumni network is best for student livelihoods? 
Congratulations to www.pennies4progress.org  - the first student entrepreneur pitch I have been involved in judging to go on to win a 50000 $ prize 
My CV macrae014.doc macrae014.doc -why I changed my title to Job Creation Agent; love to see CVs of other job creation agents - chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk 
Leaflet Clubs
One of the better kept secrets of visiting Dhaka is the extraordinary range of leaflets on talks given by Dr Yunus and his leading entrepreneurs of green energy, health and  social business's other sustainability solutions
If you missed a leaflet and want one ask me to send you a laser copy -chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk
If you succeed in geting a lecturer to use a leaflet as a classroom debating stimuli - do tell us so we can put leaflet dialigue alumni in touch with each other
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As global village Scots, we report this from the viewpoint of my maternal grandfather - a fellow Bar of London Barrister whose job as chief justoce of the Mumbai region mainly involved 25 years of arbitration with Mahatma Gandhi. Of course culturally there are many far more exciting local reports (tell us if you have one to post below chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk) Gandhi didnt see anything he wanted to study in his home region of India or Mumbai its main capital. So he talked his families into funding him to study law at the Bar of London. When he returned to Mumbai , there was no work for Indians that matched his qualificiations so some expatriates in South Africa invited him to become their number 1 lawyer. Gandhi began sailing through the triad of Mumbai, Durban and London. On one occasion he was marooned in London just as World War 1 started- charicteristically the then 45-year old gandhi devoted himself to months of being a paramedic . On a much earlier home-trip he started leafletting stories of how few real livelihood opportunities Empire left locals in both South and Eastern hemispheres, and a local newspaper asked him to write an article. This got seen by the Raj authorities "reutered/telegrammed" back to London and South Africa - what's this young person up to? That's how Gandhi started to become worldwide networked -linking in his social networks as a bar of london student, a lawyer in south africa, and a reporter in India. Also his many sailings started to become YouthCreativeLabs where disciples could enjoy several weeks of tutoring,and pitch entrepreneurial ideas. However, it wasnt until Gandhi was nearly 40 that he had a system-transforming AHA "whole truth" moment "Satyagraha" - when he was thrown out of a first class carriage of a south african train for having the wrong color skin. He concluded his profession- ruling with British Imperial Law - was the main conflict with the future freedoms and happiness of 99% of the peoples (in africa and india). His plan which he spent the scond half of his life on - was plant a totally new education system from kindergarten up to university and once a first generation had graduated invite them to peace marches (eg to collect salt fom the sea- something the British salt manufacturing monopoly banned) and other demonstrations to massively free human interest stories which by now the EMpire's media and my grandad were being ordered to censor. The ending was happy in 2 ways and sad in another. Maria Montessori joined in Gandhi's education revolution - which has been sustained in such wonderful schools as Lucknow India and 40000 village schools network in Bangladesh. Also joyfully my grandfathers last job was to write up the legalese of India's Independence. Sadly Gandhi was assasinated partly before he wanted the whole continent to remain united not to be split into India and what became West and East Pakistan (the latter finally becomg free as Bangaldesh in 1971).


Is this story relevant today. Why yes! The Mandela Elders have been supporting what is so far a 15 year effort to free educational systems around missing curricula of youth entrepreneurship. #2020now aims to help south african youth co-create a million jobs. Could such a curriculum be of massive open online value to the worldwide youth Diaspora and twin capitals of youth jobs summits ?

Related searches MOOCyunusplanetMOOCmicroeducationsummit

some selections from april

21 April London :


Scene 1 Greeting

Prime Minister Gordon Brown: Hello How are you, what a pleasure

Muhammad Yunus: It’s a pleasure for me

PM :  It’s good to see you

(They Shake Hands)

Scene 2 Muhammad Yunus Introduces himself to the camera from the heart of 10 Downing Street

I am Muhammad Yunus from Bangladesh with Grameen bank. We lend money to extremely poor people for income generating activities. I am suggesting that Africa needs a lot of microfinance programs – tiny loans 30 dollar, 45 dollar 100 dollar – and paid back in weekly installments. It doesn’t need any collateral. It doesn’t need any lawyers into it but the repayment rate is very high: 98% or 99%.

Microfinance is very important because it allows people to bring out their own initiative, bring out their own capability. And they can move on their own speed to cerate income, to get out of poverty. And people in Africa are very enterprising people, particularly women. Microfinance focuses on women. Today in Bangladesh within Grameen Bank we have 7.5 million borrowers a- 97% of them women. The Prime Minister is very much aware of it; very supportative of it. So we will discuss how to make it happen in Africa

Scene 3 PM and Dr Yunus sitting round a cup of tea

PM There is so much goodwill to the work you have been doing, and it is so important

Scene 4  After tea: Muhammad Yunus denouement

At the same time, we will be discussing another concept – the social business :  business to do good to people -  (show copy of Dr Yunus new bestselling book Creating a World Without Poverty- Social Business, The Future of Capitalism ).  This is business where you aim at the social objectives, not for making money for yourself. You cover your cost, make profit but the profit doesn’t go to investors or outsiders but stays with the company to achieve the goal that you set out to help achieve or lead.

Milken Institute Yunus has been described by BusinessWeek as one of the "greatest entrepreneurs of all time." He received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from the University of Dhaka and a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University.

Financing Social Entrepreneurs: Transformative Models for the Future

Revolutionizing Health Care and Research in the Developing World

Grameen America
By invitation only

Business Innovations That Are Changing the World

Business Innovations That Are Changing the World

Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO, Google Inc.
Craig Venter, Founder and President, J. Craig Venter Institute; Co-Founder and CEO, Synthetic Genomics Inc.
Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 2006; Managing Director, Grameen Bank

Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute; Chairman, FasterCures / The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions

Some of the most inventive minds in business are harnessing the power of technology and the markets to create sweeping shifts in the way we live, work and interact. By combining top-notch intellectual talent with non-traditional approaches, bold ideas, major investments and cutting-edge technology, they are innovating on a grand scale. Our panelists will discuss how pioneering business ventures can drive social change.

YUNUS100 videos; YUNUS1000 bookclubmicropublishing of community guides & bursaries

info@worldcitizen.tv welcomes additions to this Yunus literature list (wider mfi lists include 1)

  • Yunus, Muhammad, Credit for Self Employment: A Fundamental Human Right, Grameen Bank, Dhaka, 1987.
  • Yunus, M. and Jolis, A.(1998) Banker to the poor: the autobiography of Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank. Aurum
  • Yunus M, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business, Future of Capitalism, 2008

  • Yunus, Muhammad, Experience in Organizing Grassroot Initiatives and Mobiliing People's Participation: The Case of Grameen Bank Project in Bangladesh. Paper Presented at the 25th World Conference of the Society for International Development. Baltimore, Md., 1982.
  • Yunus, Muhammad, 1983, "If you can't beat them join them; or, how to operate your own financial institution", in Mattis, Ann, ed., 1984, A Society for International Development Prospectus, Duke UP for Society for International Development, Durham, NC, p. 79?90.

  • Yunus, Muhammad, Jorimon and Others, Grameen Bank, Dhaka, 1984.
  • Yunus, Muhammad, Grameen Bank - The First Decade, Asian and Pacific Development Centre, 1986.
  • Yunus, Muhammad, Strategy for the Decade of Ninties, Grameen Bank, Dhaka, 1989.
  • Yunus, Muhammad, Peace is Freedom from Poverty, Grameen Bank, Dhaka, 1991.

  • Yunus, Muhammad, 1991, The Grameen Bank: Experiences and Reflections, Grameen Bank, Dhaka.
  • Yunus, Muhammad, Experiences and Reflections, Grameen Bank, 1991.

  • Yunus, Muhammad, 1994, Grameen Bank As I See It, in Gibbons, David S, 1994, ed., The Grameen Reader, 2nd edition, Grameen Bank, Dhaka, p. 62-98

  • Bangladesh and Its Giant Neighbors 273
    The World in 2050 460
    The Problem of Poverty in Bangladesh