the worst form of deprivation of a human being. Although inability to access food
is the immediate cause of hunger, the real cause in most of the incidents of hunger
is lack of ability to pay for food. If we are looking for ways to end hunger then
we should be looking at ways to ensure a reasonable level of income for all
are not born to suffer the misery of hunger and poverty. They suffer now as they
did in the past because we turn our heads away from this issue.
vision for the future? Two things: to make credit a human right so that each individual
human being will have the opportunity to take loans and implement his or her ideas
so that self-exploration becomes possible. And second: that it will lead to a
world where nobody has to suffer from poverty - a world completely free from poverty.
This is not charity.
This is business: business with a social objective, which is to help people get
out of poverty.
of us has much more hidden inside us than we have had a chance to explore. Unless
we create an environment that enables us to discover the limits of our potential,
we will never know what we have inside of us.
we had believed that poverty is unacceptable to us, and that it should not belong
to a civilized society, we would have created appropriate institutions and policies
to create a poverty-free world.