politics1 - Molly McQuarrie 28 January 2009 Paper 1...

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Molly McQuarrie 28 January 2009 Paper 1 Comparison of “Banker to the Poor” and American Society In “Banker to the Poor,” Muhammad Yunus travels back to his home in Bangladesh where he takes a teaching job. On his way to work, he notices the fields surrounding the university are barren and begins investigating them. He learns the people who live in this area have not farmed or even used these lands in years, in fact they don’t even know how to get started. The first step in correcting the problem was to teach the farmers how to properly care for the lands and then they repaired the crucial waterline which the people could not afford to fix. As this situation unfolded, Yunus decided to provide the farmers with loans in order to encourage them and allow them to invest the money into the crops and still have money to survive. This type of problem is still fairly common throughout the world. Though our nation is currently the most powerful, we are still plagued by numerous economic troubles. The American government has battled
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course BA 4307 taught by Professor Ritchey during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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