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
Third in a New Series Profiling Innovative Uses of the PPI
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."
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.
Report Is First in a New Series Profiling Innovative Uses of the PPI
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 23, 2010 - Christine Roberts, Grameen Foundation's staff attorney, shares a different side of microfinance, with the South Asia Bar Association.
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 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
Investment to Provide Kenyan Smallholder Farmers Access to Loans for Agricultural Assets