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2014-07-07 12:30:16

Foundation Also Announces Leadership Changes WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation today announced the appointment of Nelson Mattos and Eleanor Wagner to its board of directors. It has also made key changes to its leadership team, with Hillary Miller-Wise, Camilla Nestor and Steve Wardle taking on new roles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130712/DC46632LOGO Nelson Mattos' 30-year career as a technical executive includes serving as Google's...

2014-04-19 23:02:42

A new era has initiated for Grameen Solutions Ltd. (“GSL”). GSL recently has collaborated with Denmark based Company “CodersTrust”. This event took place in Copenhagen in the presence of Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group and Morten Lund, Co-investor of Skype, ZYB. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 A new era has initiated for Grameen Solutions Ltd. (GSL) with GSL’s collaboration with Denmark based Company CodersTrust. The partnership was announced before Sir Richard Branson,...

2014-03-26 16:26:34

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation has announced a new $500,000 matching campaign to support its Last Mile Initiative, a five-year campaign to help 1 million poor people living in rural Latin America improve their lives. The dollar-for-dollar match is backed by Florida philanthropist David Russell and his wife, Susan. Launched in 2011, with significant support from Dallas-based Chiapas International, the Last Mile Campaign focuses on giving...

2013-05-29 23:22:10

Zainab Salbi (Women for Women International), Betty Mwangi-Thuo (Safaricom), and 26 other highly respected, experienced specialists from 11 countries around the world will use their expertise and networks to contribute to the success of the 2013 Microcredit Summit: Partnerships against Poverty, a microfinance conference in Manila, Philippines, this October 9-11, 2013. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign today announced the composition of the Advisory...

2011-04-01 00:00:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented theatrical event, audiences in theaters nationwide watched "To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America" tonight, learning the story of the Nobel Laureate's unique and successful model of microfinance and how it is changing lives here in the United States through the nonprofit organization, Grameen America. In addition to the film, moviegoers saw a panel discussion taped in front of a live studio audience in New York on...

2011-03-29 11:43:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, theaters across the country will host a special media event, introducing American audiences to the potential for microfinance in the United States, and the potential of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank. Gayle Ferraro's film "To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America" will play in theaters nationwide and will be accompanied by a taped discussion with Dr. Yunus, moderated by financial expert and CNBC anchor...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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