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.
12/22/2014 by Alex Counts
Alex Counts meets with a microfinance client in Banda Aceh in May 2007 to learn how she is recovering from the tsunami
This piece was first published on NextBillion.
Digital financial services will allow more people to manage their accounts remotely
By Gigi Gatti and Sharada Ramanathan
Participants at the GSMA conference experimented with paper protoypes of mobile services they would offer to low-income users
By Faisal Wahedi and Sharada Ramanathan with input from Neetu Bansal
11/05/2014 by Alex Counts
I find it useful, from time to time, to put aside short-term, tactical matters and take a big step back to reflect on the work we do, why we do it, and the moment in history we live in. It can be difficult in today’s 24-hour, nonstop, always-on environment, but I was reminded of the bigger picture on a recent visit to Colombia.
10/13/2014 by Alex Counts
“Bad habits are hard to break.