Iqbal Quadir

Iqbal Quadir sagt: Mobiltelefone bekämpfen Armut

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Iqbal Quadir erzählt, wie ihn seine Erlebnisse als Kind im armen Bangladesch, und später als Banker in New York, dazu geführt haben, einen Mobilfunkbetreiber zu gründen, welcher 80 Millionen Menschen der ländlichen Bevölkerung Bangladeschs miteinander verbindet – und ihn zu einem Verfechter der Bottom-Up-Entwicklung machten.

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Iqbal Quadir · Founder, GrameenPhone

Iqbal Quadir is an advocate of business as a humanitarian tool. With GrameenPhone, he brought the first commercial telecom services to poor areas of Bangladesh. His latest project will help rural entrepreneurs build power plants.

Iqbal Quadir is an advocate of business as a humanitarian tool. With GrameenPhone, he brought the first commercial telecom services to poor areas of Bangladesh. His latest project will help rural entrepreneurs build power plants.