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.

Professor Yunus Shares Vision to End Poverty

Wed, 2013-07-24 06:00

Professor Yunus, Grameen America Board Chair, delivered the keynote speech at RESULTS Conference 2013 on Monday, July 22 in Washington, DC. Highlighting Grameen America's success in implementing the Grameen model in the US, Yunus shared his vision to end poverty with conference attendees. We put the spotlight on a few of the live tweets from the conference. Want to learn more?

Weekly Roundup

Mon, 2013-07-22 06:00
Our latest weekly roundup delves into the role of ethics in microfinance, the top influential business thinkers of the year, the best way to measure impact, and a call to action against US poverty.
  • In a blog post for Stanford Social Innovation, Asad Mahmood, Managing Director of Global Social Investment Funds at Deutsche Bank, explores the significance of ethical responsibility in microfinance. He poses three pivotal questions that are central to the microfinance debate.

The Role of Financial Inclusion at CGI America

Fri, 2013-06-28 06:00
This month, Grameen America joined Bill Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative to mark the start of the third meeting of CGI America in Chicago. Nearly 1,000 business, government, and non-profit leaders converged to address the recovery of the United States’ economy. This year's meeting included remarks from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, United Sates Treasury Secretary Jacob J.

Grameen America chosen for Whole Foods "Nickels for Nonprofits" Drive

Thu, 2013-01-17 11:20
We are proud to announce that Grameen America has been chosen for Whole Foods “Nickels for Nonprofits” drive.  Whole Foods Market brings together shoppers, Whole Foods employees and suppliers in their strong commitment to poverty alleviation through microcredit. From January 21st through February 19th, every Whole Foods Market Oakland and Berkley shopper who brings in a reusable bag can donate their 5 cent credit to Grameen America. Each nickel brings our Bay Area women one step closer to fulfilling their entrepreneurial dream. 

Meet Lucia

Mon, 2012-12-17 16:35

Grameen Receives Changemaker Grant

Wed, 2012-10-10 04:35

This past Monday, we received the third annual Changemaker grant, from the Women's Fund of Omaha. We are proud to serve over 1,500 women in Omaha, NE. With a hand up from Grameen America, these women are empowering themselves to build better lives for themselves and their families.

Thank you to our friends in Omaha! Check out our feature in the Women's Fund for Omaha newsletter below.

Meet Our Interns

Mon, 2012-06-25 11:37

Meet Baily Kempner

Tue, 2011-11-29 08:17
Baily is a rock within Grameen America. With her vibrant personality and go-getter attitude, Baily exudes the essence of social entrepreneurship! What is your role as an Advisory Board Member? What compelled you to get involved

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