Louis Potuk of ideas 42 discusses the value of incorporating insights from behavioral economics at every stage of the design process can yield amazing results. He was part of a team that worked with Grameen Foundation and CARD Bank of the Philippines to redesign savings products for the poor.
Grameen Foundation in the News
Grameen Foundation's Anitha Moorty and David Hutchful discuss the benefits of working with national governments to build and implement large-scale health solutions
Kimberly Davies, a program officer on Grameen Foundation's financial services team, shares insights from a meeting of practitioners that explored ways to get products that have been designed for the poor to the market and into the hands of those they are meant to help.
David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation's senior vice president for solutions and regions, discusses how data is being used to improve decision making, increase accountability and help achieve a greater impact at the Guardian's Activate New York 2013 Summit.
David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation's senior vice president for solutions and regions, shares his predictions on key trends that will develop and/or drive ICT for development during 2014.
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Efecto Naim, a magazine program hosted by Moises Naim on NTN24, explores how Grameen Foundation and others use mobile phones to combat poverty through agriculture.
Sean Krepp discusses the Community Knowledge Worker initiative, which is helping farmers to access vital information that can improve their output and increase their income.
Jason Loughane, Grameen Foundation's capital markets fellow in Kenya, discusses the market for social impact investing in East Africa.
Lisa Elénius, Marketing Manager, M-commerce, Ericsson, highlights Grameen Foundation's study of women and mobile phones in India in a piece that explores 5 ways to mobilize women in developing countries
The Washington Post explores the growing importance of microsavings intiatives in supporting the poor, including Grameen Foundation's work in India and the Philippines.
The New York Times' Opinionator blog explores the challenges and breakthroughs in the mHealth field, including Grameen Foundation's MOTECH initiative, which helps pregnant women and new mothers in Ghana
Tim Wood, director of Grameen Foundation's MOTECH initiative, discusses the evolution of the program, which works with pregnant women and new mothers in rural Ghana.
Sean Krepp, Country Director for Grameen Foundation's office in Uganda, discusses how our Community Knowledge Workers serve as 'feet in the field' helping poor farmers access specific information and adopt new farming technology.