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Program Provides Skills-Based Volunteers for Microfinance and Other Pro-Poor Organizations
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
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.
Article discusses how MFIs can provide accessible, affordable and secure service
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.
August 5, 2010 - Grameen Foundation has announced the appointment of Sean Krepp as Country Director and Program Manager for the Application Laboratory (AppLab) Uganda and Community Knowledge Worker Initiative.
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.
January 30, 2012 – Grameen Foundation has appointed Gordon S. Lavigne Vice President for External Affairs.
Initiative Will Provide Model for Global Microfinance Industry
16 de agosto de 2010 - Bankers without Borders®/Banqueros sin Fronteras es la agrupación de la Fundación Grameen que se dedica a desarrollar actividades de voluntariado en los sectores de microfinanzas y tecnología para el desarrollo. Esta organización anunció hoy que tiene disponible la suma d
Grameen Foundation has announced the appointment of Norman Buckham as regional CEO for Africa and David Edelstein as the new director of the Grameen Technology Center and vice president of technology programs. Buckham, who assumes his position on January 1, 2010, will help lead the foundation’s diverse technology and microfinance initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa. Edelstein, who previously served as director of the foundation’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Innovation program, will lead the work of its Seattle-based Technology Center.
Grameen Foundation’s AppLab will work with consumers and financial institutions on products appropriate for people living on less than $2.50/day
MFI Is Already Using PPI Findings to Enhance Services for Poor Rural Women
August 16, 2010 - Bankers without Borders®, Grameen Foundation’s initiative to expand volunteerism in the microfinance and technology-for-development sectors, announced today the availability of $150,000 in seed capital to microfinance associations and other pro-poor organizations interested in h