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Since 1997, Grameen Foundation has been at the forefront of helping the world’s poorest people become financially self-sufficient through microfinance and access to technology. Welcome to our press room, which is designed to give reporters and other media professionals immediate access to our latest press kit, press releases, speeches and media contacts.
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Grameen Foundation Announces Launch of New Certification Program for Poverty Measurement Using Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®)
Washington, D.C. June 4, 2014 – Grameen Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new certification program for organizations and businesses that serve or work with poor communities. The PPI Certification Program recognizes excellence in poverty measurement using the Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®), a simple tool for estimating poverty among clients.
Program aims to extend mobile financial services access to the unbanked and under-banked in Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya, April 14, 2014 – MasterCard, has announced a collaboration with Grameen Foundation on AppLab Money, an initiative that is designed to create mobile financial services products for the unbanked and under-banked in Kenya. Grameen Foundation will work with Jamii Bora Bank to research, design and test products that will be delivered through Jamii Bora’s extensive operations across the country.