Andrea Jung, President and CEO of Grameen America, recently sat down with Sandy Fernandez, Senior Director of The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth at LendIt USA 2017
Greisy has owned a beauty salon for over 15 years but lacked the resources needed to expand her services to better serve the growing needs of her clients.
Grameen America today announced that it has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services to be a licensed lender in New York State. The license further enhances Grameen America’s ability to deliver continuing financial services and training to its community of more than 47,000 low-income women entrepreneurs in New York.
President and CEO of Grameen America, Andrea Jung, spoke with Peter Renton of Lend Academy about the Grameen America model and how we work to support women’s entrepreneurship and financial inclusion across the United States.
Today we are proud to announce our partnership with Citi and Mastercard to introduce several new financial technology platforms to improve our organizations digital financial technology solutions.
Herlinda used her first Grameen America loan of $1,000 to purchase a rental space for her homemade ice cream and yogurt business. She now supports 6 employees and recently purchased a new juice maker to improve her inventory
As part of its ongoing efforts to fuel economic development in the city of San Jose, the Knight Foundation granted $245,000 in funding to Grameen America.
Olivia took her lifelong passion for fashion and started her own business to sell custom textiles, clothing and accessories.
Yesenia joined Grameen America in order to open her own restaurant in Indianapolis. Today, she is committed to helping other women in her community have the same success.
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