Who We Are

Innovating together to end poverty and hunger

Grameen Foundation India (GFI) is a social business and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grameen Foundation that catalyses double bottom line approaches to serving the poor and the poorest. Today, through Grameen Foundation India, we work with our partners to make health information and financial services more accessible to poor populations through the use of digital technology. Its mission is to enable the poor, especially women, to create a world without poverty and hunger.

What We Do

Grameen Foundation India provides strategic and technical expertise to leading social enterprises, financial & health services providers and technology providers to extend financial services and information to underserved communities, especially women. Our focus is on developing technology-enabled solutions to drive access and usage of a range of financial & health services.

Our institutional partners include commercial banks, mobile network operators, microfinance institutions, healthcare providers and others. Together, we create solutions that help poor people to generate income, build assets, strengthen their resilience and manage risk. We design new products and improve current ones to make them appropriate for the poor, partner with trusted entities to provide mobile and financial literacy to clients, and build networks that enable community-based rural agents to serve as banking agents.


Sep 15 / Posted by Grameen Foundation India

Study reveals one third ...

September 14th, The Week While mobile and digital transactions can become an important catalyst in financial inclusion, the fact is that low income households are […]

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Sep 14 / Posted by Grameen Foundation India

Household’s occupation ...

September 13th , Mint Occupation profile is the prime factor that drives the need and preference for banking in low-income households, said a report by Grameen […]

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Sep 14 / Posted by Grameen Foundation India

Women more likely to use ...

13th September, IANS Women are more likely to own a bank account or engage with formal banking institutions compared to men, according to a study released on […]

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Sep 14 / Posted by Grameen Foundation India

50% of women prefer to put ...

September 13th, The Economic Times, When it comes to engaging with the formal banking system, nearly 50 per cent of the women preferred depositing money […]

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