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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.

All press inquiries should be directed to:
Liselle Yorke
Senior Marketing Officer
Office: 202-628-3560, ext. 128
Mobile: 202-549-3400
lyorke [at] grameenfoundation [dot] org (Contact by email)

Press kit

Press Releases:

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.

Grameen Foundation and MasterCard Launch AppLab Money in Kenya with Jamii Bora as First Customer

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.

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