1000 signatures, 70 countries, 21 endorsing orgs to support Grameen Bank
Jul 27, 2012 — Responding to our call for solidarity with Grameen Bank and its borrowers, more than 1000 people from 70 countries have signed this petition to help protect the independence of this institution. See why people support the petition.
Also, 21 microfinance institutions (MFIs) and international organizations have endorsed our petition. See who: http://microcreditsummitcampaignblog.blogspot.com/
SHARE THE PETITION in support of the independence of Grameen Bank now. *Our goal: 5,000 signatures by August 17*
Key points to share with your friends:
* 97% of Grameen Bank’s 8.3 million borrowers are women
* 96% of the shares of Grameen Bank owned by clients
* 9 of the 13 board seats controlled by clients
* US$1 billion in Grameen Bank members' personal savings accounts.
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