The San Francisco Chronicle Features Grameen America

Mon, 2013-02-04 18:50
The Chronicle featured Grameen America in a February issue, highlighting the rapid growth in the Bay Area. Professor Yunus commented on the aspiration of local members, “that entrepreneurial spirit - that hope and dream in someone's eyes - is what the United States is about." Read Article

Meet Teresa

Mon, 2013-01-28 11:00
Teresa sells a variety of sliced fruit and vegetables out a food cart in Oakland. She is particularly known for her Mexican specialties: Spiced fruit and corn pudding. With her next loan, Teresa would like to purchase a light to operate her cart in the evening. With two more hours of operating in the morning and evening, Teresa will be one step closer to fulfilling her dream: to purchase a second food cart to operate in Alameda.

Grameen America Celebrates Bay Area Success

Thu, 2013-01-17 23:22

Grameen America hosted a Bay Area Reception with Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Grameen America Founder, in January. Grameen America members and supporters gathered to celebrate a remarkable accomplishment, reaching over 500 low-income women in the Bay Area.

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. 

Grameen America Celebrates Oakland Branch Opening

Mon, 2012-06-25 10:28
Supporters gathered to celebrate the opening of Grameen America’s Oakland, CA branch. In attendance were Matt Lonner, Manager of Global Partnerships and Programs, Chevron, Christine Carr, Community Development Finance Manager, and Silicon Valley Bank.

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