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Grameen Foundation India is a fully owned subsidiary of Grameen Foundation USA. We provide technical assistance, to development institutions in India and over the years have developed a rich and deep understanding of low-income segments. This has helped us provide financial and technical support to some of the leading and fastest-growing development institutions. Over the years, GFI has developed core expertise in the financial services space and helps create breakthrough solutions that reach underserved populations with financial services. Grameen brings over two decades of hands-on experience in institution building, product development, channel innovation and deployment of technology to effectively serve low-income customers. A unique aspect of Grameen’s work is its deeply rooted research and analytics capability, which ensure that the products, channels and institutional strategies are aligned with the customer needs and also address institutional priorities.
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Grameen Impact Ventures Launches a Ground-breaking Initiative for Digitalization of Agriculture Value Chains

Grameen Impact Ventures (GIV), in collaboration with MasterCard Technologies, today announced the launch of Grameen Kisan Connect (GKC), a significant initiative toward the digitalization of agriculture value chains in India. Agriculture and allied services account for 18 per cent of India&... (more)
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HarvestPlus Partners with Grameen Foundation India to Empower Women through Inclusive Agriculture Approach

HarvestPlus and Grameen Foundation India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase food, nutrition, and livelihoods security through the production, consumption, and marketing of conventionally bred biofortified crops in India.
 
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Grameen Foundation India Signs Six MoUs Under the Flagship Financial Inclusion Project

Grameen Foundation India (GFI) recently signed up agreements with six partners under its flagship project “Business Correspondent Experiments and Demonstrating Scale (BEADS)”. The project aims to drive financial inclusion in remote rural areas by supporting innovations that will... (more)
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Grameen Foundation India Launches Initiative to Strengthen Farmer Producer Organizations

Grameen Foundation India (GFI) on Monday launched a special initiative ‘Catalyst Award’ under its MANDI (Market Enabled Access through Digital Innovation) project to support and develop the farmer producer organizations (FPOs) in Uttar Pradesh.
 
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Grameen Impact Ventures Makes it to the Finals of MIT Solve Digital Inclusion Challenge

Grameen Impact Ventures (GIV), a social business incubated by Grameen Foundation India joins the ranks of top 15 finalists in the Digital Inclusion Challenge organized by MIT Solve 2021 - one of the most prestigious competitions to identify scalable and impact making initiatives to solve th... (more)
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Grameen Foundation India Launches Tech4Inclusion Challenge for Tech Startups

Grameen Foundation India (GFI) recently launched the challenge for augmented reality-based solutions to advance financial literacy and inclusion. The challenge invites technology startups working on cutting edge augmented reality/virtual reality technologies and encourages them to come up w... (more)
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Grameen Foundation India Hosts The Jobs Conference 2019 at Hotel Eros on 9 and 10 Dec 2019

In the midst of falling growth rate, trade wars and changing structure of the economy, concern about rising unemployment has emerged as big concern. Falling employment and stagnant wages in agriculture and deceleration in the manufacturing sector has led to the unemployment rate hitting fo... (more)
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