Weekly Roundup

Fri, 2014-02-14 16:03
Our latest weekly roundup covers news on Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus as he made CNBC's list of 200 people who transformed business over the years. Also, a look into how credit debt can help the poor and how the elimination of poverty is said to be possible by 2035.

Weekly Roundup

Thu, 2014-01-30 17:12
This week's roundup looks into three development myths about the poor, and the views that financial service providers have on the future of financial inclusion. Also this week, Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus gives six lessons for young social entrepreneurs.

Weekly Roundup

Thu, 2014-01-23 20:15
Our latest weekly roundup covers Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus' definition of success, and his reasoning behind lending microloans to women. Also, after 50 years in the war on poverty, women continue to struggle to make ends meet.

Grameen America Reaches Milestone in Charlotte

Thu, 2013-08-08 03:15
In its eight months of operation, Grameen America has provided over $500,000 to more than 500 low-income women in Charlotte, NC to build small businesses. Grameen America celebrated the members' early success with a celebration in May.

Weekly Roundup

Tue, 2013-07-30 06:00
Our latest weekly roundup highlights the partnership between USAID and Yunus Social Business, Whole Planet Foundation's $1M commitment to Grameen America to serve aspiring entrepreneurs in Detroit, and a study about how location affects income mobility.

Whole Foods Market Opens in Detroit

Thu, 2013-07-25 06:00
Grameen America was proud to celebrate the grand opening of Whole Foods Market in Detroit on June 5th. Whole Foods Market Co-CEO, Walter Robb, and Detroit Mayor, David Bing joined local residents to celebrate the event. Grameen America and Whole Foods Market held a joint reception at Wayne State University that evening to celebrate our enduring partnership and investment in the city of Detroit. Walter Robb announced the $1M commitment to Grameen America through Whole Planet Foundation, the company's non-profit dedicated to alleviating poverty worldwide.

Grameen America Launches New Website

Fri, 2013-03-29 18:21
The new website provides an innovative platform for visitors to participate. Check it out!

How High Will You Climb For Good?

Fri, 2013-03-22 13:10
Grameen America Advisory Board Member, Baily Kempner, and her husband Nate are climbing for a cause. Support their fundraising campaign to the peaks of Alaska on crowdrise.

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