Muhammad Yunus brings `social business` to Haiti
Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus says he wants Haiti to have businesses that solve problems.
Port-au-Prince: Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus is introducing a concept called "social business" to Haiti as it tries to rebuild after last year`s earthquake.
The economist says he wants Haiti to have businesses that solve problems.
The Bangladesh native is a celebrity of sorts in development circles. He pioneered the idea of making "micro" loans to some of the world`s poorest people as a spur to economies and anti-poverty efforts.
Yunus began a two-day visit to Haiti on Thursday. He recently joined an economic advisory board for Haiti along with former US president Bill Clinton and others.