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    • Gianni

      Microfinance – Can it become a profit making business?

      Most of you know Grameen’s story and how it pioneered the idea of microfinance starting from the poorest areas of Bangladesh and extending to other parts of the world, including the US.  Given its success, microfinance has attracted over time the attention of ‘for-profit’ ...

      Tags: microfinance, south asia, grameen, sks, social business financing

      • Gianni

        Grameen America

        Grameen America provides affordable micro-loans to financially empower low-income entrepreneurs.  Our vision is to help create a world free of poverty.  We predict a market where any individual with a dream can receive affordable financial products regardless of income, previous...

        Tags: microfinance, usa, grameen

        • SBW Team (@admin)

          Good and well-thought Yogurt? It can improve life!

          Can producing Yogurt be a Social Business? Grameen and Danone say Yes! By decreasing malnutrition while looking at financial sustainability.. Read all of the details of this encouraging and inspiring joint venture from Yunus Center's page at this link!

          Tags: grameen, danone, yogurt, malnutrition, social business

          • SBW Team (@admin)

            Clean and Safe Water: definitely a Social Business!

            In many Countries of the world pure water is still a dream especially for poors. "Grameen and Veolia Water have decided to join forces and combine their complementary skills to make clean and safe water accessible to villagers in the poorest parts of Bangladesh" Visit their page with more det...

            Tags: grameen, veolia, water, social business

            • SBW Team (@admin)

              Don't underestimate the "Net": it is extremely important in real life as well!

              The "net" does not only mean internet. In the real world is a basic, simple tool to save lives. From Professor Yunus' Website: "Grameen and BASF went into a joint venture because there are area’s in Bangladesh where there is a high risk of catching Malaria (58K newly infected in 2007)....

              Tags: grameen, basf, malaria, net, mosquito

              • SBW Team (@admin)

                Grameen GC Eye Care Hospital: a Social Business for eye examinations and operations

                How can an Eye Care Hospital be a Social Business rather than a donation-only financed institution? "The key to the success of the model is a system that delivers very high quality at an affordable cost by using high volume and having highly trained technicians doing most of the examination and ...

                Tags: grameen, eye care, hospital, social business

                • SBW Team (@admin)

                  Inauguration of BASF Grameen plant for the production of First Long Lasting Impregnated Net

                  Last March 23rd in Dhaka, the BASF Grameen Limited, a social business joint venture between BASF and Grameen Healthcare Trust of Bangladesh, has inaugurated a new local production plant. The plant is placed in the Social Business Industrial Park in Sarabo, and is owned by Grameen Fabrics & Fa...

                  Tags: basf, grameen, sarabo, mosquito bed net, malaria

                  • EleonoraG

                    'Banker to the poor' Muhammad Yunus speaks at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

                    Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus speaks at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford by the invitation of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. He talks of his mission to use business to solve social issues, create jobs and raise the social wellbeing of millions of impoverished people aroun...

                    Tags: University of Oxford, Social Business, Muhammad Yunus, Grameen, Yunus Centre, Saïd Business School

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