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.
Grameen America is excited to share our 2016 3rd Quarter Report, which celebrates our latest milestones, programmatic achievements and impact from the past quarter.
Damaris always had dreams of starting her own business. After joining Grameen America in 2014, she now runs a successful family-run restaurant with her children.
Through the CDFI Fund, Grameen America was awarded $1.75 million to further expand our microloan program and enable low-income women entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses.
Grameen America partners with Spanx and the Sara Blakely Foundation to empower more than 100,000 low-income women entrepreneurs.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced a decline in the number of Americans without access to financial services.
Five years ago, Susana took out her first Grameen America loan of $1,500 to start her own hair salon. Today, she is on her eleventh loan and running a thriving business that is a staple of her community in Queens, NY.
Grameen America is excited to share our 2016 2nd Quarter Report, which highlights the latest impact data, programmatic achievements and milestones from the past quarter.
Celia has always had a passion for helping women take control of their health. But with a bad credit score from a past marriage, she did not think this dream was possible. With Grameen America, she was able to get a second chance. Today, she is the owner of a successful fitness studio in Los Angeles.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Grameen America, are partnering together to extend a capital pipeline to underserved women entrepreneurs.

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Yesenia is passionate about sharing authentic Nicaraguan food with others. Two years ago, she ran a small take-out business out of her home.... read more
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Prior to joining Grameen America, Damaris was a hair stylist. Although she enjoyed the work, she had dreams of starting her own business. “It has... read more