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.
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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
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, a global microfinance and technology organization, has announced Richard S. Gunther as the 2009 recipient of its annual Susan M. Davis Lifetime Achievement Award.
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.
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.
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
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.
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