New organization to combine power of digital technology to end poverty with robust networks of women’s self-help groups in Africa, Asia and Latin America
WASHINGTON, Sept 7, 2016—Grameen Foundation and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) are pleased to announce a new model for managing the Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®), a poverty measurement tool used by nearly 500 organizations arou
On August 23, 2016, the Associated Press (AP) published the article, “Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with Hillary Clinton at State Department.” It contained numerous inaccuracies about Grameen Foundation and Professor Muhammad Yunus.
Bogota, June 30, 2016--Grameen Foundation, MasterCard and representatives from the government met today at the event "Taking Digital Payments to the Last Mile” to explore opportunities to expand electronic payments in the Colombian rural sector.
New Initiative Aims to Reach Thousands of Low-income People With Newly Designed Products and Networks for Financial Services; Supports Government's National Strategy for Financial Inclusion
Platform overcomes technology barriers; delivers life-saving health information to mothers and pregnant women on mass scale
WASHINGTON—Dec. 16, 2015—Grameen Foundation today announced that it has received a Force for Change grant from Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce.
Will Lead Initiatives to Expand Mobile Agriculture and Financial Services for the Rural Poor
Henao liderará iniciativas enfocadas en la expansión de soluciones y programas de agricultura móvil y acceso a servicios financieros para comunidades vulnerables
Washington, D.C., Nov 3, 2015 -- The Board of Directors of Grameen Foundation announced today the selection of its next president and chief executive officer (CEO) Steven L.
Will receive up to $1 million to tackle climate-driven environmental shocks and chronic stresses in Southeast Asia
Washington, D.C., May 15, 2015—Grameen Foundation has announced that its founder Alex Counts will step down from his position as president and chief executive officer later this month. Counts has served as president and CEO at Grameen Foundation for more than 18 years.
Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, March 12, 2015—Grameen Foundation and MetLife Foundation are partnering to advance financial inclusion in India.
Washington, D.C. and Accra, Ghana, Feb 19, 2015 – Grameen Foundation, Farm Radio International and Digital Green today launched a new initiative to increase food security for smallholder farmers in five regions in Ghana.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2015 – The European Union has selected Grameen Foundation to play a crucial role with key partners in testing an experimental vaccine for protecting at-risk populations against the deadly Ebola virus.