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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.

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

January 25, 2011 - Grameen Foundation and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) have released three new Technical Guides to help microfinance institutions (MFIs) navigate the complicated funding landscapes of

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.

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