On August 13, 2009, Muhammad Yunus will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama. Join people from around the world in congratulating Professor Yunus on being awarded the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom. It is a richly deserved recognition of his more than 33 years of fighting poverty and giving the world’s poorest people, mostly women, the resources they need to start their journey from poverty. Click here if you wish to leave a congratulatory message for Professor Yunus at the Grameen Foundation’s website.
Click here to see the Grameen Press Release for some more information about this honorary award.