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10/14/2014

Hillary Miller-Wise, Grameen Foundation's regional CEO for Africa, writes about using mobile technology to help rural farmers and the impact of our Community Knowledge Worker initiative.

09/12/2014

Former Grameen Foundation board chair Paul Martiz discusses the potential impact of technology innovations from developing countries 

09/10/2014

Acumen partnered with Grameen Foundation and Acumen investee Ziqitza Health Care Limited  to test a more company-friendly approach to collecting customer data in India. This blog discusses the findings of the research.

09/01/2014

Alex Counts speaks about Grameen Foundation's long history in Asia and what still needs to be done. The interview starts on page 11.

08/26/2014

Lisa Kienzle, director of Grameen Foundation's mobile financial services team, discusses how mobile phones could help poor women join their country's formal financial system.

08/20/2014

Grameen Foundation board member Vikram Gandhi and Grameen Foundation India CEO Chandni Ohri write that "the poor and unbanked can take their rightful place as consumers of financial services only if the Modi government [in India] encourages different entities to advance the financial inclusion agenda."

08/15/2014

Grameen Foundation, Airtel and Plan Uganda have launched a new mobile app that is designed to help savings groups in Uganda store money digitally.

08/15/2014

Philanthropist and storyteller Suzanne Skees explores the impact of the MOTECH mobile health initiative run by Grameen Foundation and the Ghana Health Service.

08/06/2014

Philanthropist and storyteller Suzanne Skees discusses her visit to the MOTECH mobile health initiative run by Grameen Foundation and the Ghana Health Service.

08/06/2014

Royston Braganza, CEO of Grameen Capital India, discusses how the PPI measures "concentration, scale, penetration, and the regional poverty rate amidst their client base."

07/29/2014

Victor Ohuruogu discusses his visit to the MOTECH mobile health initiative run by Grameen Foundation and the Ghana Health Service.

07/28/2014

Julie Peachey, director of Grameen Foundation's Social Performance Management Center, writes how agricultural organizations are using the Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®) and the data insights it provides to make agriculture more lucrative for poor farmers.

07/22/2014

Travis Korte of the Center for Data Innovation notes Grameen Foundation's work with Palantir to analyze soil samples from Uganda and map the spread of crop and livestock blight using data collected through our Community Knowledge Worker initiative.

07/16/2014

Priya Bhandari provides an update on Grameen Foundation's initiative to provide health information to pregnant women and mothers of young children. The Mobile Midwife program is based on the foundation's successful initiative in Ghana.

07/14/2014

The BBC examines the impact of the Mobile Technology for Community Health initiative run by Grameen Foundation and the Ghana Health Service.

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