Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus, is a feature length documentary film that explores the work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and his vision from microcredit to social business. The latest documentary by award winning filmmaker Holly Mosher is the first film looking at his work from microcredit to social business. The film is an emotionally compelling look at his work tackling poverty from all angles. "Seeing the real people in this movie gives you the real experience," says Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Muhammad Yunus.
The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier, international platform for accelerating entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.
Each year in Oxford, 800 distinguished delegates from the social, finance, private and public sectors convene in Oxford for three days and nights of critical debates, discussions and work sessions aimed at innovating, accelerating and scaling solutions to social challenges.
To Catch a Dollar, a 2010 Sundance Film Festival selection, documents the birth of Grameen America and the effort to bring Nobel Peace Prize winner and Presidential Medal of Honor winner Muhammad Yunus's revolutionary microfinance program to the United States. The film features stories of women borrowers from around the world -- with a focus here in the U.S. on the plight of those struggling to save. It also educates viewers about the potential for microfinance as a solution to a number of these pressing social challenges.
A few hours after Vice President Joe Biden met with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he had another important appointment. Biden called Zach Davis and Kendra Baker, owners of the 2-month-old Penny Ice Creamery in Santa Cruz, to thank them for a "damn good" YouTube video they made thanking President Barack Obama and congressional officials for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
350.org is an international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis--the solutions that science and justice demand.
Our mission is to inspire the world to rise to the challenge of the climate…