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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Will Marre is the co-founder and former president of the Covey Leadership Center (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People), CEO of the REALeadership Alliance, and the author of “Save the World and Still Be Home for Dinner” (Capital Books, 2009). The following is from a Tuesday, Oct 27 entry on his blog, Thought Rocket.


27 on the 27thToday, Grameen Foundation is launching the Ingenuity Fund, our new fundraising effort that aims to create a village – or grameen – of online advocates and funders.


Your daily dose of lattes. Dinner out with friends. Cab fare.


Alex Counts is President and CEO of Grameen Foundation.

Cashpor client receives her loan

Cashpor client receives her loan


Emily Snodden is a rising senior at Westminster School in Connecticut.

Emily at a Village Meeting

Emily at a Village Meeting