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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 Workers initiative.

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.

06/10/2014

Grameen Foundation's president Alex Counts joined representatives from 14 organizations to discuss the creation of a collaborative, global network of organizations that focus on building market-driven solutions to reduce global poverty.

06/09/2014

Bridget van Kralingen, Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services, highlights how the company's past work with Grameen Foundation has led to its focus on mobile payments.

05/29/2014

Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen, discusses how Ziqitza Health Care Limited (ZHL), Acumen's ambulance company in India, used Grameen Foundation's Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI) to evaluate its clients. 

05/23/2014

Lisa Kienzle, Grameen Foundation's director of mobile financial services, discusses numeracy and mobile literacy challenges facing poor, rural women in using mobile money services.

05/15/2014

Grameen Foundation president Alex Counts spoke to the Juneau Empire in advance of his keynot address with the Juneau World Affairs Council.

04/30/2014

This piece highlights Grameen Foundation as one of the investors in Honey Care Africa. The organization also uses our TaroWorksTM data management tool to run its operations.

04/23/2014

Grameen Foundation board member Beth Rhyne highlights how our MOTECH initiative is helping HIV/AIDS patients in India.

04/18/2014

The piece explores Grameen Foundation's work to train farmers using mobile technology.

04/15/2014

Grameen Foundation is teaming up with MasterCard to create mobile-based financial products for Kenya's unbanked and underbanked communities. In this first phase, Grameen Foundation will work with Jamii Bora Bank to research, test and design products that will be delivered through Jamii Bora's network.

04/04/2014

Grameen-Jameel's general manager, Khaled Al Ghazzawi, explains the company's role in facilitating funding for more than 2.2 million people in the Arab and how it has handled recent upheavals in the Arab World. Grameen-Jameel is a partnership between Grameen Foundation and the Abdul Latif Jameel Initiatives for Community Development. 

03/23/2014

Emily Tucker, executive director of Grameen Foundation's TaroWorksTM suite of mobile tools, calls for greater education of funders on the value of Lean technology in developing more effective solutions more quickly.

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03/23/2014

Grameen Foundation is among a growing number of nonprofits that are using Lean techniques to create and improve their products and services. Emily Tucker, excecutive director of Grameen Foundation's TaroWorksTM suite of mobile tools, explains how this method is helping her team to create tailored products.

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03/17/2014

Camilla Nestor, Grameen Foundation's vice president for financial services, discusses the findings of recent research on the constraints that the poor face in using and accessing mobile financial services.

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