NGO to Certify PPI Users Who Comply with New Standards for Using the Poverty Assessment Tool
March 2, 2011 - Today’s media reports about Prof. Yunus’ ouster from Grameen Bank are untrue. The reports are based only on statements made by Board chairman Muzammel Huq, a former employee and vocal critic of Prof.
Business Professionals Volunteer to Help Microfinance Institutions Improve Reach and Impact
First privately placed note for poverty-focused microfinance institution in Southeast and East Asia
February 19, 2010 - A rapidly changing regulatory environment is bringing new opportunities and challenges for microfinance institutions (MFIs) in East Africa. Grameen Foundation and Standard Chartered are hosting an industry conference today in Nairobi, Kenya, to help MFIs navigate these change
August 30, 2010 - Fueled by a passionate grassroots social-media campaign, Grameen Foundation today was announced as a winner of $200,000 in funding from the Members Project® by American Express and Take Part.
Initiative Will Provide Model for Global Microfinance Industry
Deal structured through unique collaboration
Guest blog on CGAP Technology Blog
Will Focus on Institutions Serving Up to One Million Clients
First of its kind service allows Schwab Charitable donors to support the world’s poorest entrepreneurs
MFI Is Already Using PPI Findings to Enhance Services for Poor Rural Women
Second in a New Series Profiling Innovative Uses of the PPI
Will Receive America’s Highest Civilian Honor
March 9, 2010 - Grameen Foundation has won a top prize for mobile banking at the Marketplace on Innovative Financial Solutions for Development. Co-hosted by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the Bill &am