February 19, 2010 - A rapidly changing regulatory environment is bringing new opportunities and challenges for microfinance institutions (MFIs) in East Africa. Grameen Foundation and Standard Chartered are hosting an industry conference today in Nairobi, Kenya, to help MFIs navigate these change
First Round of Financing from Joint Guarantee Pool Created to Support Socially-Focused Microfinance
Grameen Foundation’s AppLab will work with consumers and financial institutions on products appropriate for people living on less than $2.50/day
March 2, 2011 - Today’s media reports about Prof. Yunus’ ouster from Grameen Bank are untrue. The reports are based only on statements made by Board chairman Muzammel Huq, a former employee and vocal critic of Prof.
Report Is First in a New Series Profiling Innovative Uses of the PPI
NGO to Certify PPI Users Who Comply with New Standards for Using the Poverty Assessment Tool
Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International and Grameen Foundation partner on international investment fund with first US$1.3m (€1m) investment from Starbucks
April 19, 2010 - High interest rates have always been a contentious issue in the microfinance industry, with some calling for government-imposed caps.
On Tuesday, October 27, Grameen Foundation will launch a new online awareness campaign – the Ingenuity Fund.
Will Offer $8 Million Guarantee Pool to Support Financing from Local Banks
NEW YORK, April 20, 2012 – Last night, Grameen Foundation bestowed its Humanitarian Award on Qualcomm Incorporated’s Wireless Reach™ initiative for the company’s dedication to creating business opportunities based on mobile phones for underserved communities globally.
Five years after a devastating tsunami swept through Indonesia, more than 16,000 women in Banda Aceh, the region closest to the tsunami's epicenter, have built new lives for their families with support from Grameen Foundation.
Ayudará a los esfuerzos para ampliar el acceso a las microfinanzas y la tecnología