Will Help Lead Efforts to Expand Access to Microfinance and Technology
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Grameen Foundation today announced a new private-public partnership to support local currency financing to microfinance institutions...
Receives Perfect Score in Technology and Professional Services
Inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit focuses on helping microfinance institutions reach more of the world’s poor through technology
August 18, 2010 - Grameen Foundation today announced the launch of Mifos.com, a Web site that provides information about and details customer successes with the open-source management information system Mifos®.
Will Focus on Institutions Serving Up to One Million Clients
Third in a New Series Profiling Innovative Uses of the PPI
March 9, 2010 - Grameen Foundation has won a top prize for mobile banking at the Marketplace on Innovative Financial Solutions for Development. Co-hosted by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the Bill & Me
Grameen Foundation has announced the appointment of Norman Buckham as regional CEO for Africa and David Edelstein as the new director of the Grameen Technology Center and vice president of technology programs. Buckham, who assumes his position on January 1, 2010, will help lead the foundation’s diverse technology and microfinance initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa. Edelstein, who previously served as director of the foundation’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Innovation program, will lead the work of its Seattle-based Technology Center.
November 19, 2010 - Recent reporting about the activities of for-profit microfinance institutions (MFIs) in India, specifically in the state of Andhra Pradesh, has raised important questions about whether microfinance is delivering on its promise to empower poor people. We take the
April 9, 2010 - Recent studies have questioned microfinance's ability to change the lives of poor people. Grameen Foundation joins with FINCA, Opportunity International, Unitus, Women’s World Banking and ACCION to offer another perspective in "Measuring the Impact of Microfinance: Our Perspective."
Initiative Will Use Mobile Services to Help Colombian Farmers Improve Productivity and Quality of Life; MasterCard Employees to Volunteer as Part of Broader Global Initiative
Unprecedented Pre-Dawn NGO-Military Collaboration Assists the Most Vulnerable
November 10, 2010 - Grameen Foundation has announced Tricia Medrano Bridges as the 2010 recipient of its annual Susan M.
Initiative Will Provide Model for Global Microfinance Industry