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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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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.
Lavigne, who was previously Chief Development and Communications Officer at The ALS Association, brings 15 years of nonprofit development, communications and marketing experience to Grameen Foundation. In his new position, he will spearhead the foundation’s efforts to fundraise and broaden awareness of its multi-faceted approach to tackling global poverty.
Grameen Foundation Increasing Support for Strategic Human Capital Practices in Indian Microfinance Sector
Initiative Will Provide Model for Global Microfinance Industry
BANKERS WITHOUT BORDERS® ANUNCIA QUE TIENE FONDOS DISPONIBLES PARA EL DESARROLLO EN ASIA Y LAS AMÉRICAS
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 de ciento cincuenta mil dólares (US$150.000) para ofrecer al sector microfinanciero ayuda en forma de capital semilla o inicial para las asociaciones y organizaciones dedicadas a aliviar la pobreza y que deseen ayudar a trasladar a Asia y las Américas algunos de los servicios voluntarios que se ofrec
Grameen Foundation Appoints Regional CEO for Africa and New Director of the Grameen Technology Center
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 helping bring Bankers without Borders volunteer services to Asia and the Americas.
Grameen Foundation and Microsoft Announce Initiative to Expand Value and Use of Technology for Microfinance
Inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit focuses on helping microfinance institutions reach more of the world’s poor through technology