Grameen Foundation in the News


Digital technology can transform India if we harness the insights and earn the trust of communities to develop solutions that build their capabilities and empower them, writes Prabhat Labh, CEO of Grameen Foundation India.


Freedom from Hunger India Trust, Grameen Foundation and local partners helped to improve nutrition and health in Rajasthan by making women more health and nutrition-aware and sensitizing their husbands to gender equality.


In this special show of Cashless Bano India campaign, NDTV India looks at how women can play an important role in driving digital transformation in India.


Gopika Gulati and Gaurav Chakraverty discuss how Grameen Foundation India's collaboration with Sonata Finance is helping to transform women's lives in rural India.


Lauren Hendricks says using female agents can help to overcome social barriers, and in doing so, help women gain more control over their financial lives.


Prabhat Labh writes that now advances in technology, products and channels, and regulatory frameworks have finally brought financial services to the fingertips of millions of people, it's time to do more to ensure poor families can actively use these services to improve their lives.


Lisa Kienzle writes that financial services can give women greater autonomy, and with it the ability to make decisions in the best interests of themselves and their children.


In this joint op-ed, Grameen Foundation's Gigi Gatti and Nutiva's Gretchen Grani say many of the obstacles farmers face are built in to the current market system, and overcoming them requires collaborative efforts that address these root problems.


‘It’s not charity, it’s a form of change’ says Jen Gurecki. Her non -profit now serves more than 1,500 women in Kenya. The Grameen Foundation has been accredited in this piece as a leading global microfinance finance institution.


In this op-ed, Raphael Wolf highlights the importance of digital technology and Grameen Foundation's work in Tanzania, Kenya and Ghana.


Grameen Foundation is highlighted in this piece on the growing clusters of global health and international development organizations in Seattle.


This is Swahili coverage of the launch of our new digital lay-a-way program in Tanzania. Click here to read the press release on our website.


My vision for GFI is to focus on a holistic approach to financial inclusion and digital finance, which moves beyond simplistic access to a bank account or payment system to a system where digital finance can make a real difference in the lives of poor.


Poor, rural families in developing countries are less insulated and feel variations in climate and weather more keenly as their nutrition, health and income depend on their immediate environment.


Ana Herrera, program manager at Grameen Foundation, explains how our mobile technology network helps farmers warn each other of pest and disease outbreaks and extreme weather.