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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.

November 10, 2010 - Grameen Foundation has announced Tricia Medrano Bridges as the 2010 recipient of its annual Susan M.

Incofin Investment Management, Fairtrade International and Grameen Foundation partner on international investment fund with first US$1.3m (€1m) investment from Starbucks 

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.

Alliance Program Will Tap Highly-Skilled Professionals to Help Poverty-Focused Organizations Expand their Reach and Impact

January 25, 2011 - Grameen Foundation and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) have released three new Technical Guides to help microfinance institutions (MFIs) navigate the complicated funding landscapes of

NEW YORK, April 20, 2012 – Last night, Grameen Foundation bestowed its Humanitarian Award on Qualcomm Incorporated’s Wireless Reach™ initiative for the company’s dedication to creating business opportunities based on mobile phones for underserved communities globally.

Inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit focuses on helping microfinance institutions reach more of the world’s poor through technology

ThoughtWorks Establishes Agile Engineering Initiative for Grameen Foundation’s Mifos® 

Cloud computing offers new advantages to reach more of the world’s poor through scaling and increasing transparency of microfinance institutions

Statement from Alex Counts, President and CEO of Grameen Foundation, on the resignation of microfinance pioneer Professor Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of Grameen Bank.

The BOMA Project of Kenya Receives Advanced Certification

Efforts Will Focus on Microfinance Institutions in Ethiopia, India and the Philippines

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