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01/05/2018

Grameen Foundation is proud to announce WomenLink II, a renewed partnership with Wells Fargo to catalyze economic empowerment through the breakthrough use of digital financial services among poor and low-income women.

09/13/2017

Survey of 25,000 low-income individuals highlights the role of gender and jobs in transforming India into a digitally empowered and financially included economy

06/28/2017

Research by Grameen Foundation and Freedom from Hunger India Trust reveals promising approaches to combat anemia, improve maternal and infant health

05/29/2017

ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 29 2017—Smallholder farmers in Tanzania will soon have access to a unique digital saving  plan for inputs, coupled with timely, tailored farming advice, that will help to solve several major problems confronting farmers in poor areas: access to finance, to inputs, and to agr

04/18/2017

NEW DELHI, April 18,  2017—Grameen Foundation India, an innovator in the use of digital technology to advance financial inclusion, has named Prabhat Labh as its new CEO.

03/22/2017

Mothers (nanays) who run neighborhood shops will provide digital financial services in remote areas

12/05/2016

App equips microfinance field staff with hands-on training 

10/25/2016

New organization to combine power of digital technology to end poverty with robust networks of women’s self-help groups in Africa, Asia and Latin America

09/07/2016

WASHINGTON, Sept 7, 2016—Grameen Foundation and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) are pleased to announce a new model for managing the Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®), a poverty measurement tool used by nearly 500 organizations arou

08/26/2016

On August 23, 2016, the Associated Press (AP) published the article, “Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with Hillary Clinton at State Department.” It contained numerous inaccuracies about Grameen Foundation and Professor Muhammad Yunus.

06/30/2016

Bogota, June 30, 2016--Grameen Foundation, MasterCard and representatives from the government met today at the event "Taking Digital Payments to the Last Mile” to explore opportunities to expand electronic payments in the Colombian rural sector.

04/21/2016

New Initiative Aims to Reach Thousands of Low-income People With Newly Designed Products and Networks for Financial Services; Supports Government's National Strategy for Financial Inclusion

01/15/2016

Platform overcomes technology barriers; delivers life-saving health information to mothers and pregnant women on mass scale
    

12/16/2015

WASHINGTON—Dec. 16, 2015—Grameen Foundation today announced that it has received a Force for Change grant from Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce.

12/01/2015

Will Lead Initiatives to Expand Mobile Agriculture and Financial Services for the Rural Poor

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