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Mon, 2012-06-25 11:37

Grameen America Celebrates Oakland Branch Opening

Mon, 2012-06-25 10:28
Supporters gathered to celebrate the opening of Grameen America’s Oakland, CA branch. In attendance were Matt Lonner, Manager of Global Partnerships and Programs, Chevron, Christine Carr, Community Development Finance Manager, and Silicon Valley Bank.

Meet Audrey: Grameen America University’s new President!

Tue, 2011-10-25 08:27
"My father once told me that while I may not be able to change the world, I can change the world for one person. Ever since, I’ve set my sights on changing that one world at the very least." 
- Audrey, Grameen U President

Professor Yunus Opens Bronx Branch

Wed, 2011-09-28 09:57

September 28, 2011

On Monday, we celebrated Grameen America's sixth branch opening.

We were elated to have Professor Yunus join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony in the Bronx. As he told the audience of borrowers and supporters, "today is not just opening a branch, it's opening a future."

Grameen America Spring Social

Tue, 2011-05-24 11:39
Last Thursday (May 19, 2011) we had our first Spring Social event at the Trespa Design Centre hosted by Grameen America’s Young Professional (YP) committee. The event was organized to raise awareness about the great work that Grameen America is doing and also to fundraise for Grameen America borrowers. It was no doubt also a great networking event for young professionals who share a common mission of helping create a better world.

Whole Foods Supports Grameen America with 5% Community Giving Day

Fri, 2011-04-08 07:22
Rarely if ever is a trip to the grocery store transformed into a learning experience. I’ve always found shopping at Whole Foods to be the exception. Many people choose to shop at Whole Foods because of their dedication to supporting locally grown produce, which is detailed in great length on their Whole Story Blog.

To Catch A Dollar

Thu, 2011-03-31 10:19

Center Manager of the Year - Noemi

Thu, 2011-02-17 07:43

We are very excited to announce our 2010 Center Manager of the year, Noemi, from the Grameen America Queens branch. Noemi recently became the first Center Manager to achieve sustainability within the program through recruiting over 400 Grameen America Members. Each of our four branches is on track to be sustainable and Noemi’s breakthrough is a huge step in this direction.

Celebrate Grameen America Day

Sun, 2010-12-19 19:50
December 9th is Grameen America Day! Join our founder, Muhammad Yunus, as he celebrates the accomplishments of Grameen America and explains the path ahead. Yunus celebrates Grameen America Day! from Grameen America on Vimeo.

CNN reports on Grameen America

Sat, 2009-02-14 03:57
Recently, Grameen America was featured on CNN as the "poor people's bank." Our operations began in New York just over a year ago and has been devoted to bringing financial services to those who are not typically qualified. Watch the video below to meet some of our borrowers and learn more about our success in New York. http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2009/02/14/queens.micro.lending.cnn

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