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. During its initial year of operation, WomenLink II will scale up training and use of digital financial services by tens of thousands of women in India and the Philippines. It builds on Grameen Foundation’s work for WomenLink Phase I, supported by Wells Fargo in India and Colombia.
November 07, 2017
“It’s not culturally common for us to work with foundations and NGOS--we’re a bank,” said Matthew Arnold, the Global Head of Sustainable Finance for JPMorgan Chase, which handles US$2 trillion in assets.
He was speaking in Seattle on Nov. 2, during a breakfast panel with Paul Moseley, Program Officer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Steve Hollingworth, President and CEO of Grameen Foundation. So, perhaps it was a trio of unlikely bedfellows--but perhaps not.
There has been a lot of talk in the development sector about mergers and integrations. Bonnie Cockman, Grameen Foundation's CFO shared the organization's integration experience over the past year.
Gigi Gatti, Grameen Foundation's regional director, Asia, and country director, Philippines, explores the lessons we have learned from the FarmerLink pilot program in the Philippines.
Grameen Foundation India's recent report on low bank usage in India is cited.
In an email interview, Prabhat Labh, CEO of Grameen Foundation India, discusses the need for India to think about digital financial inclusion at the level of the ecosystem.
The 2016-17 Annual Report highlights four projects that have delivered sustainable innovations combining health protection and microfinance to more than 200,000 women and family members in rural India. Freedom from Hunger (FFH) is a supporting organization of Grameen Foundation, and Freedom from Hunger India Trust implements FFH programs in India.
Digital technology can transform India if we harness the insights and earn the trust of communities to develop solutions that build their capabilities and empower them, writes Prabhat Labh, CEO of Grameen Foundation India.
A piece on the impact of artificial intelligence on international development cites Prabhat Labh's blog on technology in India as an example of how technology can offer solutions, rather than negatively disrupt industries and markets.
In this special show of Cashless Bano India campaign, NDTV India looks at how women can play an important role in driving digital transformation in India.