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.

September 19, 2018

Grameen Trust (GT) reached 7,117 Nobin projects in its 333rd Executive Design Lab (EDL) held on September 13, 2018 at Shahrail Unit under Manikganj Anchal. The Design Lab was chaired by Mr. A.S.M. Shahidul Haque, Anchal Prodhan, Manikganj Anchal. A total of fifteen proposals were presented by the potential new... 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

January 22, 2017

The 4th review meeting for the unit managers of Grameen Trust’s Nobin Udyokta Program (NUP) was held on January 11-12, 2017 at its Head Office in Dhaka. Forty Four (44) unit managers from twenty two (22) unit offices attended the review meeting. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Abdul... Continue reading