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Grameen Foundation Insights

The global movement to end poverty and hunger depends on the constant exchange of experience and ideas. That’s why we are eager to share our experiences with people like you.

Our Insights blog shares lessons learned from leaders in the field; examines efforts to bring resources and services to poor communities; and reviews how poverty-focused organizations are using data for greater impact.

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(From left) Kristen Dailey, Global Washington; Paul Moseley, Gates Foundation; Steve Hollingworth, Grameen Foundation; Matthew Arnold, JPMorgan Chase Photo Credit: Grameen Foundation

11/07/2017

“It’s not culturally common for us to work with foundations and NGOS--we’re a bank,” said Matthew Arnold, the Global Head of Sustainable Finance for JPMorgan Chase, which handles US$2 trillion in assets.

photo by Karl Grobl for Grameen Foundation

09/12/2017 by Prabhat Labh, CEO of Grameen Foundation India

This post was originally published on NextBillion, and is republished with permission.

Female agents can help overcome social barriers and help women gain more control over their financial lives.

08/07/2017 by Lauren Hendricks, Executive Vice President, and Christian Loupeda, Senior Director Financial Inclusion, Grameen Foundation

The piece was originally published on the Center for Financial Inclusion's blog.

06/30/2017 by Monica Amponsah

It has been five weeks since the latest Ebola outbreak and we are still holding our breaths. Four people died in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (one confirmed case and three suspected cases of the Ebola virus); eight people have been infected.

"What is Financial Inclusion" Board Game

06/13/2017 by Amelia Kuklewicz

As an industry, we have made significant strides in understanding, measuring and tracking financial inclusion worldwide. One sign is the steady stream of emails, conferences and webinars discussing best practices for creating useful, affordable products and services, educating clients appropriately, and safeguarding their rights.

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