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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] (Contact by email)

Press kit

Press Releases:

Grameen Foundation and MetLife Foundation Collaborate to Bring Mainstream Banking Products to India's Poor

Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, March 12, 2015—Grameen Foundation and MetLife Foundation are partnering to advance financial inclusion in India. This new initiative is designed to leverage the combined strengths of commercial banks and local, trusted field-based organizations to create sustainable and viable banking services for the poor. The program will be executed over the next two years by Grameen Foundation India (GFI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grameen Foundation.

Grameen Foundation, Farm Radio International, Digital Green and USAID Launch New Multimedia Food Security Initiative in Ghana as part of the New Alliance ICT Extension Challenge Fund

Washington, D.C. and Accra, Ghana, Feb 19, 2015 – Grameen Foundation, Farm Radio International and Digital Green today launched a new initiative to increase food security for smallholder farmers in five regions in Ghana.  Using extension agents, mobile apps, radio, video, text messaging and voice messages, the initiative will provide farmers with the information and support needed to adopt technology that will increase their productivity and improve nutrition in their communities.

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