Building Resilient Enterprises: Grameen Foundation's COVID-19 Relief Program

In May 2020, Grameen Foundation USA (Grameen) began implementing the COVID-19 Response to Enhance Livelihoods of Individual Entrepreneurs and Families (RELIEF) program. Supported by J.P. Morgan, RELIEF aims to work with Microfinance Institution partners to provide immediate relief assistance and longer term recovery support to women individual entrepreneurs and their household members. Grameen directly supported 3,500 women located in Metro Manila and Cebu.

Press Release: More than 3,400 entrepreneurs in the Philippines receive relief and recovery support through Grameen Foundation ‘COVID-19 RELIEF.'

Grameen Foundation today announced the results of its COVID-19 RELIEF (Response to Enhance Livelihoods of Individual Entrepreneurs and Families) initiative in the Philippines. Supported by J.P. Morgan, the two-phase program targeted individual microentrepreneurs or daily wage earners, especially women, who were severely affected by community lockdowns imposed in Metro Manila and Cebu.

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