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.
Initiative Will Provide Model for Global Microfinance Industry
September 28, 2010 - U.S. lawmakers on Friday approved S. 846, a bill granting the Congressional Gold Medal to Professor Muhammad Yunus for his work as a pioneer of microfinance.
Article discusses how MFIs can provide accessible, affordable and secure service
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.
MFI Is Already Using PPI Findings to Enhance Services for Poor Rural Women
August 16, 2010 - Bankers without Borders®, Grameen Foundation’s initiative to expand volunteerism in the microfinance and technology-for-development sectors, announced today the availability of $150,000 in seed capital to microfinance associations and other pro-poor organizations interested in h
January 30, 2012 – Grameen Foundation has appointed Gordon S. Lavigne Vice President for External Affairs.
August 30, 2010 - Fueled by a passionate grassroots social-media campaign, Grameen Foundation today was announced as a winner of $200,000 in funding from the Members Project® by American Express and Take Part.
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