Funders Love Grameen America, But Questions Persist About Its Approach – Inside Philanthropy

If, ten years ago, someone told you that a Bangladeshi bank would be coming to the U.S. to specialize in giving loans to women below the poverty line, would you have believed them? Probably not. But that’s what is happening as Grameen America, the U.S. version of Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus’s Grameen Bank, expands its operatons. Most notably, it’s rolling out 13 new branches in LA County.

via Funders Love Grameen America, But Questions Persist About Its Approach – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy.

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