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BSS How To Make a Difference by Tim Drake

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Bringing this to life

One of the significant insights that emerge from Muhammad Yunus’s heroic achievements in creating and developing the Grameen Bank and its offshoots is that he did not start out with a vision.

If you had asked him what his purpose was back in 1974, when he returned to Chittagong University, he would have probably said, “To be a good teacher.” He had no vision—he was an economist, after all. It was conscience that provided him with his purpose. His compassion for those suffering and starving around him—even though he was relatively isolated from it within the university campus—was what motivated him to undertake his uplifting ...

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