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.

Save The World's Best Bank!

Sun, 2012-10-07 04:32

One powerful woman is threatening the future of millions of others. But if we all weigh in right now we can rescue the people-powered bank that’s an inspiration to the world.

Interview: Whole Planet Foundation Director, Joy Stoddard

Thu, 2012-03-29 18:43
Joy Stoddard is Whole Planet Foundation’s Executive Partnership Development and Internal Programs Director. Joy shares her adventures with Whole Planet Foundation, experience with Prof. Muhammad Yunus and vision to empower local communities through Whole Foods Market.

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

Visit to the Queens Branch

Wed, 2011-09-14 05:43

The atmosphere of the Queens branch was hectic due to the heavy traffic of borrowers who had brought their children with them as they waited for new loans. One by one, borrowers would meet with loan officers, receive loans and hand over their blue ledgers so their balance could be updated. Despite the crowded space, the GA Credit Officers were very excited because it had been their most successful week to date.

Women We Love: A Tribute to Mildred Robbins Leet

Thu, 2011-05-12 19:14
On May 3, 2011 we were saddened to learn of the passing of one of the original figures of the microfinance movement, Mrs. Mildred Robbins Leet. Today Grameen America recognizes her outstanding contribution to the field of microfinance for over 32 years through her organization Trickle Up. Who She Is: Mrs. Leet was a philanthropist and activist who, along with her late husband Glen, was a co-founder of the non-profit microgrant organization Trickle Up.

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