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May 2019 eNewsletter

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You deliver: Nearly 3,000 businesswomen in Central America receive microloans
Your support has helped to generate more than $1.1 million in funds disbursed through our matching loan program with partners WAGE and Kiva. Since July 2018, more than 2,700 women entrepreneurs in El Salvador and Honduras have received these loans to launch or strengthen their micro-enterprises and build secure lives for themselves and their families. Learn more!
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Becoming bankable in rural Kenya
We’ve launched the Farmer-to-Farmer for Financial Services program in Kenya. It teams up expert volunteers from the U.S. with farmers and financial service providers in Kenya to break through barriers to agricultural financing.

Currently, although smallholder farmers product 63% of the country's food, they receive less than 1% of agricultural financing. + Read More

"I like receiving the SMS tips because they remind me how to save. And since I was privileged to receive the SMS, it's my turn to share what I have learned to others."
—Auxillium Enoy, a female farmer who participates in our FarmerLink program in the Philippines.
Hiking to end poverty and hunger
This group of honor students from the John Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University just wrapped up a fundraising campaign for Grameen Foundation this April— helping us continue to grow and strengthen our programs aimed at creating a world without hunger and poverty.

These motivated students approached local businesses for donations, designed special Grameen Foundation t-shirts, and organized a Saturday hike of which proceeds were donated to Grameen Foundation.

The students utilized their business skill sets— marketing, sales, logistics, and more— to create a highly successful fundraising campaign supporting Grameen Foundation's financial inclusion programs. All of us at Grameen Foundation are so thankful and inspired by these student's passion for our mission and the women we serve.

Grameen Foundation helps the world's poorest people reach their full potential, connecting their determination and skills with the resources they need by providing access to essential financial services and information on agriculture and health.
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