Eliminating Poverty through Social Business



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1. Social Business Programs that target the very poorest communities who are unable to access capital as they lack collateral. Services include:

  • Establishment of social businesses in a wide variety of sectors and in various parts of the world. As well as our own team in Australia and SE Asia, we have access to the wider knowledge of the Grameen team around the globe.
  • Establishment of Loan and Venture Funds as a means to fund the Expansion of Social Businesses.
  • Education and Capacity Building Programs that can enhance the quality of Microfinance Programs leading to greater impact and sustainability.


2. Developing and Operating Microfinance Programs that are carefully crafted and often include a suite of financial services geared towards benefiting the poorest and most deprived. These services typically might include:

  • Loans
  • Mentorship and Advice
  • Savings
  • Health Insurance
  • Social Venture Capital
  • Technology
  • Mobile Banking


3. Where We Work – We are currently operating and developing programs in three countries. We have advised on programs in over 10 countries.