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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


Offers Recommendations to Help Microfinance Institutions and Clients


Will Help Lead Efforts to Expand Access to Microfinance and Technology


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...

NEW YORK, April 20, 2012 – Last night, Grameen Foundation bestowed its Humanitarian Award on Qualcomm Incorporated’s Wireless Reach™ initiative for the company’s dedication to creating business opportunities based on mobile phones for underserved communities globally.

Inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit focuses on helping microfinance institutions reach more of the world’s poor through technology

ThoughtWorks Establishes Agile Engineering Initiative for Grameen Foundation’s Mifos® 

Alliance Program Will Tap Highly-Skilled Professionals to Help Poverty-Focused Organizations Expand their Reach and Impact

January 25, 2011 - Grameen Foundation and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) have released three new Technical Guides to help microfinance institutions (MFIs) navigate the complicated funding landscapes of

The BOMA Project of Kenya Receives Advanced Certification

Efforts Will Focus on Microfinance Institutions in Ethiopia, India and the Philippines

August 5, 2010 - Grameen Foundation today announced it has received a $100,000 grant from the Citi Foundation to expand its global efforts to strengthen the human capital management practices at microfinance institutions (MFIs).  The initiative helps MFIs address challenges with attracting, retai

Cloud computing offers new advantages to reach more of the world’s poor through scaling and increasing transparency of microfinance institutions

Statement from Alex Counts, President and CEO of Grameen Foundation, on the resignation of microfinance pioneer Professor Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of Grameen Bank.