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At Grameen Foundation, our goal is to spur innovation in the global movement to eliminate extreme poverty. Part of that work is to develop better solutions and share them with people like you.

On GF Insights, we share lessons learned from our leaders in the field, news about efforts to expand access to financial and information services for the poor, and how poverty-focused organizations are using data to improve the way they work.

Latest Posts

06/22/2013 by Julie Peachey

Just over three years ago, I found myself in a developing country managing a project that would help about 350,000 poor people save money.

06/08/2013 by Christopher Tan

After the Miami Heat won the 2012 NBA Championship, a Twitter exchange erupted between Mark Cuban, the outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks; and Skip Bayless, sports journalist, TV personality and ESPN commentator.

05/31/2013 by

The following post was created from a new case study written by researchers at Grameen Foundation India and edited by Kimberly Davies. Cross-posted from NextBillion.net

04/20/2013 by

Jacobo Menajovsky, Senior Data Analyst – Grameen Foundation Cross-posted from the Institute For Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion

03/19/2013 by

Cross-posted from the Institute For Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion

While “mobile money” is a common term, the reality is that money programs vary across regions and between implementing partners, mobile money products are not all the same, and the clients who use them vary. That said, we have found a number of “dos” and “don’ts” that apply for all microfinance-related mobile financial services (MFS) programs. Microfinance institutions (MFIs) should consider the following tips as they roll out and tweak their mobile financial services programs.

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