Grameen Foundation

Grameen Foundation helps the world's poorest, especially women, improve their lives and escape poverty by providing them with access to small loans and other financial services, life-changing information and income-generating opportunities. Through two of the most effective tools known - microfinance and mobile phone-based technology - we work to make a real difference in the lives of those who have been left behind. With the support of our donors, we are working to create a world where the poor have the tools and information they need to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. We were established in 1997 with a bold charge from microfinance pioneer Professor Muhammad Yunus, foun...

Mary is proud to be a CKW helping farmers

Mary is proud to be a CKW helping farmers
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John at his farm, mobile phone in hand.

John at his farm, mobile phone in hand.
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Angel, a cacao farmer in Colombia

Angel, a cacao farmer in Colombia
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"I like my work and the farmers that I'm helping."

"I like my work and the farmers that I'm helping."
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Shamira is now a successful CKW and banana farmer

Shamira is now a successful CKW and banana farmer
Photo from Progress Report 'Community Knowledge Worker (CKW) Progress Report' (view small | med | large | orig)
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