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Funding Area: Poverty Alleviation

Grameen Foundation helps the world’s poorest people reach their full potential, connecting their determination and skills with the resources they need. We provide access to essential financial services and information on agriculture and health, assistance that can have wide-scale impact by addressing the specific needs of poor households and communities. We also develop tools to improve the effectiveness of poverty-focused organizations.

Our Involvement: Charles Tomberg has voluntered for The Grameen Foundation. In addition, The Philip and Helen Brecher Charitable Fund, Charles Tomberg and Gail Tomberg have financially supported this organization.


Projects We Support


Grameen Foundation Education Scholarship Program
The Grameen Foundation Educational Scholarship program seeks to leverage microfinance as a platform for poverty alleviation by providing scholarships to borrowers’ children.

Support Dates: February, 2007 – Ongoing


The Mifos Initiative delivers an open source information management system for the global microfinance industry via a collaborative development and support community.

Support Dates: February, 2007 – December, 2008


Village Energy Project
Funding for exploratory research around alternative energy in village settings.

Support Dates: December, 2008 – March, 20111


Social Performance Management Center
Help support their Social Performance Management Center (SPMC) and their efforts to scale Progress Out of Poverty Index (ppI)TM usage throughout Latin America.

Support Dates: March, 2011 – March, 2012


Improving the Use of the Progress Out of Poverty Index (PPI) in the Philippines
Help support the Social Performance Management Center’s activities to improve the use of the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI) in the Philippines.

Support Dates: March, 2013 – March, 2014


Building a ‘Last Mile’ Shared Agent Network to Enhance Financial Capability

Grameen Foundation seeks to work with local partner institutions, including Microventures Mtd. (“Hapinoy1”), to develop a shared, last mile agent network in the Philippines. The grant will allow Grameen Foundation to develop a simple and cost-effective way to 1) assess agent performance and behavior, 2) evaluate the incentive system and profitability of the agent network, and 3) identify ways to improve network agent management and system interfaces. Equipped with a mobile-enabled interoperable payments platform, agent training and management model, and scalable business plan, Hapinoy’s sari2-sari store franchises will transform into a shared agent network that extends financial inclusion to the Philippines’ rural poor.

Support Dates: March, 2015 – ongoing

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