Irma has always had a love for sewing. With the help of Grameen America she opened her own tailoring school. Now on her 10th loan, she continues to invest in legal services to accredit her school so her students can leave with a set of skills and a diploma they can feel proud of.
We’re proud to announce we have reached several milestones at our newest Grameen America branch in Newark, NJ.
Nzinga first joined Grameen American in 2015 with a $1,000 loan that she used to purchase raw materials. She has since taken out three additional loans, totaling $5,700.
Andrea Jung, President and CEO of Grameen America, joined a panel discussion at the 2017 HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting focused on redefining women’s economic empowerment.
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

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