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Peter Fox

Local need may draw microfinance bank

Could a local branch of Grameen Bank work here in Champaign-Urbana?

Grameen America, the microfinancing organization for the poor, announced it has entered into discussions with Champaign developer Peter Fox about establishing a branch of Grameen Bank in East Central Illinois.

Robin Scholz - The News-Gazette/ Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus, left, signs copies of his books for Tasneem,left, and Murtaza Husain, Champaign, at the University of Illinois Business Instructional Facility in Champaign on March 1 , 2010.

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