Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Yunus to guest star in Simpsons

Renowned micro-creditor to be in the Simpsons cartoon in October. This news found at Finance Markets, written by David Masters.

The Bangladeshi anti-poverty banker Muhammad Yunus is to feature in an episode of hit TV cartoon The Simpsons.

Yunus, whose pioneering work on micro-finance earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006, will appear in the TV show as a cartoon version of himself.

The episode will focus on his micro-credit work in Bangladesh, which has helped to lift millions of people out of poverty.

His voice has already been recorded for the special episode, which will air in October.

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