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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. 


Washington, D.C. Oct 22, 2014 – Grameen Foundation has been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 2014 (IA 50), a free, online resource for impact investors and their advisors. The IA 50, now in its fourth year, is the first publically available database of private debt and equity impact investment fund managers.


Washington, D.C. and Nairobi, Kenya, Oct 6, 2014 – Grameen Foundation, MicroEnsure, and Penda Health today launched a new initiative to a provide low-cost health insurance and health information to low-income Kenyans.


Mumbai, India, Sept. 10, 2014 - Acumen, a leading social impact investor addressing poverty across Africa and South Asia, together with Grameen Foundation India recently partnered to better understand caller poverty levels for Ziqitza Health Care Limited, an Acumen investee providing emergency ambulance services in India.


New Delhi, India, Sept. 5, 2014 - Grameen Foundation has received a grant from Citi Foundation to deliver integrated mobile financial services and mobile financial education to expand financial inclusion in India.


Kampala, Uganda, August 13, 2014 - Airtel Uganda, Grameen Foundation and Plan Uganda today in Kamuli launched a new group savings solution to serve savings groups across Uganda.


Grameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders Initiative Provides Volunteer Opportunities in up to 30 Countries


Washington, D.C., July 7, 2014 - Grameen Foundation today announced the appointment of Nelson Mattos and Eleanor Wagner to its board of directors.


Washington, D.C., June 4, 2014 - Grameen Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new certification program for organizations and businesses that serve or work with poor communities.


Program aims to extend mobile financial services access to the unbanked and under-banked in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, April 14, 2014 – MasterCard, has announced a collaboration with Grameen Foundation on AppLab Money, an initiative that is designed to create mobile financial services products for the unbanked and under-banked in Kenya. Grameen Foundation will work with Jamii Bora Bank to research, design and test products that will be delivered through Jamii Bora’s extensive operations across the country.


Washington, D.C., April 10, 2014 - The Vodafone Americas Foundation has announced that TaroWorks™ is one of seven finalists finalists for its sixth annual Wireless Innovation Project Competition™ (WIP). A product of Grameen Foundation, TaroWorks is a mobile field force management tool.