Grameen Foundation expands access to technology to the rural poor in Uganda.
In this issue you will learn how volunteers are making a difference in the lives of the poor. You will also learn how you can help Grameen Foundation help those devastated by Tropical Storm Ondoy in the Philippines.
Yunus Wins Medal of Freedom
Send your congratulations to Muhammad Yunus for his receipt of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Then learn how some students are already making a difference in the lives of the poor.
Youth Special: Youth Fight Poverty
In this issue, you’ll find facts about child poverty and activities your kids can do that will help define poverty in terms they can understand. You’ll also find stories about how youths are becoming active in helping others around the world escape poverty.
GF Connects the Worlds Poor to Vital Information
Learn how Grameen Foundation is bringing technology into the hands of the rural poor, and how a “top chef” is helping us change the world.
GF and Yeardley Smith Team Up to Fight Poverty
Grameen Foundation teams up with television voice of Lisa Simpson Yeardley Smith to help poor women. Also, Grameen Foundation helps microfinance partner enda reach more clients through technology.
Learn How Honeybees Can Change Lives
Grameen Foundation helps a farmer change his life with a honeybee farm, and helps poor women in Aceh rebuild their lives following the devastating tsunami. Microfinance practitioners discover innovative ways to solve common challenges.
Women’s Empowerment Key to Fighting Poverty
A new report released by the UN shows that women’s equality is a primary factor in fighting poverty. Grameen Foundation helps microfinance partners measure their success.
Is Access to Credit a Human Right?
GF President Alex Counts argues that access to credit is so critical that it is a basic human right. Scott Budde, Managing Director, Global Social and Community Investing at TIAA-CREF and long-time GF supporter, explains how a carefully-chosen investment strategy can yield both profit and positive social change.
Expanding Access to Finance and Technology
Grameen Foundation’s Village Phone program connect the rural poor in Indonesia and a loan guarantee program brings access to credit to the poor in Peru and Nigeria.