Current and former Grameen Foundation staff and board members, as well as friends pay special tribute to Alex Counts
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.
11/13/2015 by Alex Counts
Female clients of Sonata learn how to repay microloans via mobile phones instead of in person.
By Preeti Anand and Sharada Ramanathan
By Raunak Kapoor and Sharada Ramanathan
Idrissa Kamara receiving the first vaccine in the EBOVAC-Salone trial in Kambia, Sierra Leone (Photo: Alexandra Donaldson, LSHTM)
By Monica Amponsah, Regional Program Manager, EBODAC Project, Grameen Foundation
By Rachael Axelrod, Development Intern, Grameen Foundation
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09/30/2015 by Alex Counts
(L-R): Arcelia Gomez and Alex Counts of Grameen Foundation meet with Fred DeLuca, co-founder and president of Subway Restaurants, at the 2014 Subway Convention
07/30/2015 by Alex Counts
In the mid-1990s, when I was winding up my decade of off-and-on living in Bangladesh, Professor Muhammad Yunus had his second big idea. I immediately knew it would have a big impact on the Grameen Foundation that I was then preparing to launch back in the United States.
06/19/2015 by Alex Counts
Especially since the Global Findex report made headlines around the world with its finding that the number of financially excluded dropped from 2.5 billion to 2 billion during the period 2011-2014, I have been increasingly uneasy with equating account access as financial inclusion, and especially as equivalent to the essential concept of full financial inclusion as defined by CFI.