Grameen Jameel

Grameen Jameel

Grameen Jameel is the only social business operating as a supporter to the microfinance industry in the MENA region and is one of the largest local private companies investing in microfinance.

Grameen Jameel supports a network of 19 microfinance institutions that dramatically improve the lives of over 2.2 million of their clients.

Grameen Jameel is a joint venture between Community Jameel and Grameen Foundation and aims to help alleviate poverty by providing financial assistance to microfinance institutions in the MENA region.

Now in its tenth year, the pioneering microfinance initiative has extended capital and technical support to more than 20 microfinance institutions in 10 countries across the MENAT region, helping them to expand their reach and impact on the poor, especially women. In 2015 alone, more than two million people were empowered to make their own living.

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