November 8, 2016
Picture 1: Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is being awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal by George Washington University, USA. Picture 2: Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is being awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal by George Washington University, USA.
Grameen America Inc (GAI) has hit the milestone of half a billion dollars in loans disbursed, cumulatively by the third quarter of 2016. This milestone was announced at GAI's 17th board meeting which was held in New York City on October 24, 2016 with Professor Muhammad Yunus in the chair.
GAI started its journey back in 2008 and is empowering low-income women with microloan across 11 cities of the United States, from New York to California. Grameen America has provided US$ 535 million in loans to 81,100 women which they have invested in their small businesses. So far, 2,42,445 loans have been approved and consequently 75,155 jobs have been created through these ventures. Professor Muhammad Yunus is... 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
November 30, 2016
Grameen Trust (GT) organized its 78th Internal Social Business Design Lab at Gournodi, Barisal on November 16, 2016. The lab was held at Karitash Auditorium in Gournodi, Barisal. This was the 1st design lab of GT which was held outside Dhaka. The design lab was chaired by Professor H. I. Latifee, Managing Director, Grameen Trust. Seventeen potential Nobin... Continue reading
November 17, 2016
November 11, 2016 is a special day for Grameen America Inc (GAI). On this day, the 19th branch of GAI, Newark, New Jersy branch, is officially started its microcredit program through disbursing its first loan to two members in the presence of GAI’s CEO & President, Ms. Andrea Jung. Each... Continue reading