Iqbal Quadir :
Os telemóveis combatem a pobreza

TEDGlobal 2005 · 15:52 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Iqbal Quadir conta como as suas experiências enquanto criança num país pobre como o Bangladesh e, mais tarde, como banqueiro em Nova Iorque, o levaram a fundar uma empresa operadora de telemóveis, e ligar 80 milhões de aldeões do Bangladesh nas zonas rurais — tornando-se num campeão de desenvolvimento "bottom-up".

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. Full bio
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