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.

GB 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 30, 2018

Grameen Trust (GT) reached 5700 Nobin Udyoktas (NUs) in its 218th Internal Social Business Design Lab (ISBDL) held on January 25, 2018. Till January 25, 2018 GT has approved 5700 Nobin Udyokta projects with the equity investment of BDT 49,50,65,000 (USD 5,964,638.55). The business of the projects includes shop, livestock... Continue reading

September 27, 2017

A gala celebration of ten years of Grameen America “A Decade of Empowerment” was held at Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET) in New York City on 23 September. Grameen America was set up in 2008 inspired by Nobel Laureate professor Muhammad Yunus  completes its tenth year in 2017. It... Continue reading

February 14, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (08 February, 2017) Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus was the  Chief Guest at the grand launch of  Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (Ujjivan SFB) in Bengaluru, India on February 6, 2017. This new bank, which launched its five initial branches, aims to reach out to the larger... Continue reading