Who is Prophet Yunus?
Prophet Yunus was seemingly an ordinary man who was born and raised amongst the fellow citizens of Nineveh. The booming city of Nineveh had long forgotten the message of Allah and became a city filled with idol worshiping and sin.
What is the story of Yunus?
As Allah commanded, the largest whale in the ocean swallowed Yunus just as he hit the water. Yunus, who was unconscious, awoke to find himself enveloped by sheer darkness. He believed he was in his grave; but as his senses awakened, he realised that he was not in his grave but was in fact in the stomach of a large fish.
What is Yunus Centre?
The ultimate goal of Yunus Centre is to send poverty to museums. It strives to engage students, individuals and organizations in the social business movement through workshops, internships programs, immersion programs, projects, etc. to achieve the goal.
What awards has Yasuo Yunus won?
Yunus has received several other national and international honours. He received the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2010. In 2008, he was rated number 2 in Foreign Policy magazine’s list of the ‘Top 100 Global Thinkers’.