Grameen Foundation in the News


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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


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.


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


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


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.


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. 


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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