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02/04/2014

Emily Tucker, executive director of TaroWorksTM, Grameen Foundation's mobile data collection tool, discusses the value of visiting local communities and interacting with users. Organizations use TaroWorks to collect, store and analyze data in remote regions with poor internet connectivity.

01/24/2014

Kate McElligott, Grameen Foundation's senior manager for thought leadership, explains the foundation's approach to providing information services that address the needs of poor people in Africa.

01/21/2014

Louis Potuk of ideas 42 discusses the value of incorporating insights from behavioral economics at every stage of the design process can yield amazing results. He was part of a team that worked with Grameen Foundation and CARD Bank of the Philippines to redesign savings products for the poor.

01/03/2014

Grameen Foundation's Anitha Moorty and David Hutchful discuss the benefits of working with national governments to build and implement large-scale health solutions

12/18/2013

Kimberly Davies, a program officer on Grameen Foundation's financial services team, shares insights from a meeting of practitioners that explored ways to get products that have been designed for the poor to the market and into the hands of those they are meant to help.

12/09/2013

David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation's senior vice president for solutions and regions, discusses how data is being used to improve decision making, increase accountability and help achieve a greater impact at the Guardian's Activate New York 2013 Summit.

12/04/2013

David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation's senior vice president for solutions and regions, shares his predictions on key trends that will develop and/or drive ICT for development during 2014.

11/24/2013

[Note: The video is in Spanish]

Efecto Naim, a magazine program hosted by Moises Naim on NTN24, explores how Grameen Foundation and others use mobile phones to combat poverty through agriculture.

11/15/2013

Sean Krepp discusses the Community Knowledge Worker initiative, which is helping farmers to access vital information that can improve their output and increase their income.

10/29/2013

Jason Loughane, Grameen Foundation's capital markets fellow in Kenya, discusses the market for social impact investing in East Africa.

10/14/2013

BBC's Fiona Graham highlights Grameen Foundation's work with the Salesforce Foundation to provide new opportunities in Africa. The article also spotlights Juhudi Kilimo and Honey Care Africa, two Grameen Foundation clients that work with rural farmers in Kenya.

05/14/2013

Lisa Elénius, Marketing Manager, M-commerce, Ericsson, highlights Grameen Foundation's study of women and mobile phones in India in a piece that explores 5 ways to mobilize women in developing countries

03/15/2013
Source: Washington Post

The Washington Post explores the growing importance of microsavings intiatives in supporting the poor, including Grameen Foundation's work in India and the Philippines.

03/13/2013

 The New York Times' Opinionator blog explores the challenges and breakthroughs in the mHealth field, including Grameen Foundation's MOTECH initiative, which helps pregnant women and new mothers in Ghana

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