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Pakistan’s microfinance pioneer Amjad Saqib wins Asia’s ‘Nobel Prize’, the Ramon Magsaysay Award

Pakistani microfinance pioneer Amjad Saqib who developed an interest-free microfinance programme was among Tuesday’s winners of Asia’s equivalent to the Nobel Prize, the Magsaysay Award. Muhammad Amjad Saqib who is 64 years old has won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for his “first-of-its-kind” interest- and collateral-free microfinance programme that catalysed scores of poor households. Founder of […]

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