Chairperson of Norwegian Nobel Committee Professor Ole Danbolt Mjos with Grameen Bank Borrowers, July 2008

Welcome to Grameen Trust

Grameen Trust is committed to the cause of poverty alleviation. It uses microcredit as a tool for fighting poverty and follows Grameen Bank Approach for the purpose. It was established by Professor Muhammad Yunus in 1989. It is a non-profit and non-government organisation.

Social Business

Grameen Trust is engaged in Social Business initiatives with Grameen Intel Social Business, Grameen Shakti Samajik Byabosha Ltd and GTS (Grameen Trust Sampan). It also supports Nobin Udyokta program.

GT Replication Program

Grameen Trust in collaboration with Grameen Bank and the Grameen network partners will organize the following Grameen International Dialogue and Training Programs for microcredit practitioners worldwide in 2014.

Internship Program

The Grameen Trust internship program provides opportunities for students interested in development issues to expand their knowledge about the Grameen Bank Approach. Interns visit projects and collect data for individual research projects, as well as acquiring valuable experience with which to complement their graduate study or career pursuits. They also have access to the GT library, which has a rich collection of materials on Grameen Bank, microcredit, development and poverty related issues.

GT Updates

Grameen Trust supports, promotes and implements poverty focused micro finance, social business and other programs around the world. Till date, Grameen Trust has supported 152 micro credit organisations in 41 countries. Grameen Trust has provided equity support to 2745 Nobin Udyoktas by December 2016.

January 17, 2017

Grameen Trust (GT) reaches 2,866 Nobin Udyoktas (NUs) in its 93rd Internal Social Business Design Lab (ISBDL) held on January 10, 2017. The Design Lab was chaired by Mr. Abdul Hai Khan, Managing Director of Grameen Trust where 57 proposals were presented by the potential NUs. All of proposals were... Continue reading

January 5, 2017

Abdul Hai Khan joined Grameen Trust (GT) as the new Managing Director on January 1, 2017. He had been working in Grameen Trust as the General Manager since October 2005. Before joining GT, Mr. Khan worked as the Deputy General Manager of Grameen Bank and served as the Head of... Continue reading

November 30, 2016

An Experience of Nobin Udyokta program in Bangladesh Brief Concept of Social Business: A social business is a new concept in Business sector. It is a new kind of business. It is different from a traditional profit-maximizing business or non-profit organization. It is also different from ‘Social Enterprise’, ‘Social Entrepreneurship’... Continue reading