Grameen Foundation Insights

The global movement to end poverty and hunger depends on the constant exchange of experience and ideas. That’s why we are eager to share our experiences with people like you.

Our Insights blog shares lessons learned from leaders in the field; examines efforts to bring resources and services to poor communities; and reviews how poverty-focused organizations are using data for greater impact.

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Mobile financial services can help Village Savings and Loan Associations in Uganda manage their members' money more securely

by Joel Muhumuza, Business  Analyst, Grameen Foundation


As part of our AppLab Money India initiative, Grameen Foundation is collaborating with ThinkPlace to design a new suite of loan products for clients of Grameen Koota, a microfinance institution in Bangalore.

07/30/2014 by Alex Counts

As a result of a complex combination of unwarranted attacks and self-inflicted wounds, the microfinance sector in India experienced a crisis starting in late 2010 after many years of strong growth and recognition


Camilla Nestor, Grameen Foundation’s Senior Vice President for Global Solutions, teaches a financial inclusion course at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

07/03/2014 by Alex Counts

Grameen Foundation president Alex Counts (pictured in blue shirt, second from the right) tours J/P HRO's projects in and around Port-au-Prince, Haiti.