Celebrate $27 on the 27th
Did you know that Nobel Peace Prize winner and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus sparked the global microfinance movement by making a loan of $27 to a group of Bangladeshi women out of his own pocket?
Since this catalytic event, the microfinance movement has provided millions of women around the world with the microloans they need to help start or improve a small business, provide for their families and escape the cycle of poverty. 10.9 million of the world's poor have been helped by Grameen Foundation's MFI partners, allowing the poor to begin their journey out of poverty.
Every day, poor women around the world living on less than $1 a day combine ingenuity, creativity and hard work to make ends meet. Now is your chance to show your own ingenuity.
On the 27th of each month, tell the world that poverty is unnecessary and one person can help change the lives of the world's poorest. Celebrate $27 on the 27th!