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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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10/13/2008

By Jon Gillespie-Brown, Author “So you want to be an entrepreneur?”

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In my opinion Social entrepreneurship is in fact a subset of a much more powerful global phenomenon called “Contribution”.

An example of this working in the real world is my book “So you want to be an entrepreneur?” – All the profits from the book go to the Grameen Foundation!

07/29/2008

JPMorgan named Creating a World without Poverty to its annual summer reading list. A committee of JPMorgan advisors from around the world reviewed over 450 works of non-fiction to determine this year’s list. The final 10 books were selected based on the quality of the content, the timeliness of the appeal and the expertise of the authors.

06/23/2008

Grameen Shakti, a social business that aims to provide renewable energy to the rural poor of Bangladesh, was awarded the coveted Green Energy Prize from the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy.

06/04/2008

The following is a summary of a report to the Board of Directors of Grameen Foundation regarding social business viability by Khalid Shams, Former Deputy Managing Director, Grameen Bank.

05/20/2008

In a May 16 op-ed piece in the Guardian, Muhammad Yunus issued a call to action to world leaders for more aggressive action in solving the looming global food crisis.

05/12/2008

Jeff Delkin, co-founder, bambu I was inspired to write this post for a couple of reasons.

05/06/2008

Heidi Matonis, Founder & President, Positivitee

04/21/2008

Professor Muhammad Yunus announced this week the launch of another social business, a joint venture between Grameen Bank and Veolia Water designed to bring drinking water to the poorest people of Banglade

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