Muhammad Yunus conferred with 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018
Prof. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel laureate and noted economist, has been conferred with the 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018 on May 11 for his unwavering commitment to eradicate global poverty and foster economic and social development. He is the founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and is widely known as the Father of Microfinance. The KISS Humanitarian Award is a prestigious international award given to someone who has made exceptional contribution to the society in various fields relating to social issues and who has distinguished himself or herself as a true humanitarian. It was instituted in 2008 by Dr Achyuta Samanta, the founder of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Bhubaneswar.
Topics: Achyuta Samanta • Awards • Bengali people • Economy • Grameen Bank • Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences • Microfinance • Mixed economies • Mohammad Yunus • Muhammad Yunus • Rural community development • United Nations Foundation