Grameen Trust is committed to the cause of poverty alleviation. It uses microcredit as a tool for fighting poverty and follows Grameen Bank Approach for the purpose. It was established by Professor Muhammad Yunus in 1989. It is a non-profit and non-government organisation.
Under its Grameen Bank Replication Program (GBRP) program, Grameen Trust (GT) supports and promotes poverty focused microcredit programs all over the world. It organises Dialogue Programs for potential replicators and provides training and technical assistance to replication projects. It provides funding to selected projects and monitors their performance. Till date it has provided support to 149 replication partners in 39 countries of the world.
In special circumstances, where there is the need for immediate and rapid implementation of poverty focused microfinance programs, GT directly implements the projects under its “Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT)", " Build, Operate and Own (BOO)" and "Build, Operate and Manage (BOM)" programs.
Grameen Trust hosts the Grameen Global Network (GGN) and publishes the Grameen Dialogue Newsletter to promote the cause of microcredit movement.
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