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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."

YouChange PuRong Is the First Social Business in China to Use Principles of Muhammad Yunus

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.

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.

May 2, 2011 - Grameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders® initiative and the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) today announced a new collaboration to sup

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.

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