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03/26/2013

Today Grameen Foundation announced that it has joined the Better Than Cash Alliance, an initiative founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Citi, Ford Foundation, Omidyar Network, USAID, U.N. Capital Development Fund and Visa Inc., by committing to continue transitioning payments from cash to electronic through its mobile financial services and mobile agriculture efforts.

06/23/2011

Becomes 33rd Member of Unique Collaboration of World's Leading Humanitarian Organizations

11/05/2010

New Services to Provide Income-generating Opportunities to the “Next 60 Million” Indonesians Living at the Bottom of the Socio-Economic Pyramid

11/01/2010

Certified MFIs Can Report Results on the Microfinance Information Exchange

06/09/2010

June 10, 2010 - Grameen Foundation today released a new report that takes a fresh look at recent studies on microfinance’s effectiveness in alleviating poverty.  Titled, Measuring the Impact of Microfinance: Taking Another Look, it notes that studies have shown that microfinance helps po

12/02/2009

Offers Recommendations to Help Microfinance Institutions and Clients

10/09/2009

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Grameen Foundation today announced a new private-public partnership to support local currency financing to microfinance institutions...

10/09/2009

Will Help Lead Efforts to Expand Access to Microfinance and Technology

April 9, 2010 - Recent studies have questioned microfinance's ability to change the lives of poor people. Grameen Foundation joins with FINCA, Opportunity International, Unitus, Women’s World Banking and ACCION to offer another perspective in "Measuring the Impact of Microfinance: Our Perspective."

YouChange PuRong Is the First Social Business in China to Use Principles of Muhammad Yunus

First Round of Financing from Joint Guarantee Pool Created to Support Socially-Focused Microfinance

Initiative Will Use Mobile Services to Help Colombian Farmers Improve Productivity and Quality of Life; MasterCard Employees to Volunteer as Part of Broader Global Initiative

Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson on the award-winning animated television series, The Simpsons, has joined the ranks of microfinance’s most generous and visionary supporters with a combined donation of $1.14 million to Grameen Foundation and  Fonkoze, a Haitian microfinance institution.

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