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.
April 19, 2010 - High interest rates have always been a contentious issue in the microfinance industry, with some calling for government-imposed caps.
September 28, 2010 - U.S. lawmakers on Friday approved S. 846, a bill granting the Congressional Gold Medal to Professor Muhammad Yunus for his work as a pioneer of microfinance.
Article discusses how MFIs can provide accessible, affordable and secure service
Grameen Foundation, a global microfinance and technology organization, has announced Richard S. Gunther as the 2009 recipient of its annual Susan M. Davis Lifetime Achievement Award.
April 23, 2010 - Christine Roberts, Grameen Foundation's staff attorney, shares a different side of microfinance, with the South Asia Bar Association.
Investment to Provide Kenyan Smallholder Farmers Access to Loans for Agricultural Assets
January 30, 2012 – Grameen Foundation has appointed Gordon S. Lavigne Vice President for External Affairs.
Grameen Foundation today announced an unprecedented opportunity for one of its supporters and a guest to travel abroad to see first-hand how the Foundation’s microfinance and technology services are helping some of the world’s poorest people. It is launching the Ingenuity Fund Challenge which asks supporters to create their own campaigns to inspire others to support the work of Grameen Foundation.
April 30, 2010 - David Edelstein is the Director of the Grameen Technology Center (GTC) and the Vice President of Technology Programs at Grameen Foundation, an organization that provides the world’s poorest people with collateral-free banking services. Fiona Lee is the Africa Project Manager at G
Community Knowledge Worker Initiative Provides Vital Information Link to Improve Agriculture
Grameen Foundation’s AppLab will work with consumers and financial institutions on products appropriate for people living on less than $2.50/day
Peter Bladin, Grameen Foundation’s executive vice president for programs and regions, was today named one of the finalists for the 2009 Integral Fellows program awards by the Microsoft Alumni Foundation.