The 2016-17 Annual Report highlights four projects that have delivered sustainable innovations combining health protection and microfinance to more than 200,000 women and family members in rural India. Freedom from Hunger (FFH) is a supporting organization of Grameen Foundation, and Freedom from Hunger India Trust implements FFH programs in India.
Digital technology can transform India if we harness the insights and earn the trust of communities to develop solutions that build their capabilities and empower them, writes Prabhat Labh, CEO of Grameen Foundation India.
In this special show of Cashless Bano India campaign, NDTV India looks at how women can play an important role in driving digital transformation in India.
Freedom from Hunger India Trust, Grameen Foundation and local partners helped to improve nutrition and health in Rajasthan by making women more health and nutrition-aware and sensitizing their husbands to gender equality.
Gopika Gulati and Gaurav Chakraverty discuss how Grameen Foundation India's collaboration with Sonata Finance is helping to transform women's lives in rural India.
Prabhat Labh writes that now advances in technology, products and channels, and regulatory frameworks have finally brought financial services to the fingertips of millions of people, it's time to do more to ensure poor families can actively use these services to improve their lives.
In this joint op-ed, Grameen Foundation's Gigi Gatti and Nutiva's Gretchen Grani say many of the obstacles farmers face are built in to the current market system, and overcoming them requires collaborative efforts that address these root problems.
Grameen Foundation India has trained over 20,000 poor women in using mobile and digital finance solutions: Prabhat Labh
My vision for GFI is to focus on a holistic approach to financial inclusion and digital finance, which moves beyond simplistic access to a bank account or payment system to a system where digital finance can make a real difference in the lives of poor.
Research by Grameen Foundation and Freedom from Hunger India Trust reveals promising approaches to combat anemia, improve maternal and infant health
JAIPUR, INDIA, June 28, 2017 -- New research and project results from the Rajasthan Nutrition Project show dramatic improvement in the food security, nutrition, and health practices of women, girls and infants. In just two years time, the percentage of female heads of households reporting that they are food secure increased from 21 to 53 percent, with similar increases for their children.
Anna Rana is passionate about health.
She's a familiar sight to neighbors, sharing messages about cooking and eating healthy food and getting regular medical check-ups.
When a woman in her neighborhood fell ill while her husband was away, Anna immediately took her to the hospital for care. Before, even Anna herself might have waited for the woman's husband to return before seeking care. Now, she understands the risks of waiting.