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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 and Grameen Capital India Facilitate US$7 Million in Funding for Cashpor Micro Credit
First Round of Financing from Joint Guarantee Pool Created to Support Socially-Focused Microfinance
SunGard Dedicates Resources to Scale and Extend Mifos for Microfinance
Offers Recommendations to Help Microfinance Institutions and Clients
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. The award was given in New York City during Grameen Foundation’s annual benefit event celebrating the ingenuity and spirit of entrepreneurs on three continents. The event also recognized the foundation’s 15th anniversary of empowering the world’s poorest people through financial and technology solutions.
New Study Profiles Indonesian Technology Social Enterprise Using Progress Out of Poverty Index to Affirm its Social Accountability
Report Is First in a New Series Profiling Innovative Uses of the PPI
August 18, 2010 - Grameen Foundation today announced the launch of Mifos.com, a Web site that provides information about and details customer successes with the open-source management information system Mifos®.
Efforts Will Focus on Microfinance Institutions in Ethiopia, India and the Philippines
The BOMA Project of Kenya Receives Advanced Certification
May 2, 2011 - Grameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders® initiative and the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) today announced a new collaboration to support microfinance and microenterprise development organizations in the United States. This alliance will enable more than 400 organizations to benefit from the skills and experience of the more than 6,200 highly-skilled active and retired business professionals in Bankers without Border’s global vo