Guest blog on CGAP Technology Blog
New Fundraising and Education Efforts Announced
Peter Bladin, Grameen Foundation’s executive vice president for programs and regions, was today named one of the finalists for the 2009 Integral Fellows program awards by the Microsoft Alumni Foundation.
Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson on the award-winning animated television series, The Simpsons, has joined the ranks of microfinance’s most generous and visionary supporters with a combined donation of $1.14 million to Grameen Foundation and Fonkoze, a Haitian microfinance institution.
First of its kind service allows Schwab Charitable donors to support the world’s poorest entrepreneurs
Will Receive America’s Highest Civilian Honor
Will Help Educate 200 Bangladeshi Girls
Collaboration will Strengthen Entrepreneurship through Telecommunication
Latest Release of Open Source Software for Microfinance Includes Support for Spanish and Firefox 3.0 Browser and Interface for Banking Systems
Will Lead Initiatives to Expand Poverty-Focused Financial and Information Services in the Region
Cloud computing offers new advantages to reach more of the world’s poor through scaling and increasing transparency of microfinance institutions
Program Provides Skills-Based Volunteers for Microfinance and Other Pro-Poor Organizations
April 30, 2010 - David Edelstein is the Director of the Grameen Technology Center (GTC) and the Vice President of Technology Programs at Grameen Foundation, an organization that provides the world’s poorest people with collateral-free banking services. Fiona Lee is the Africa Project Manager at G