Grameen Research, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with  a mission to provide research, training and other support in the field of microfinance and other services for low income populations. Grameen Research, Inc.'s purpose is to engage in the business of supporting microlending and related services in the world as a means of assisting the world's low income populations to support themselves. In the areas of financial services, health care, and education a small amount of sustainable support can enable a large percentage of low income populations to lift themselves up to a better life for themselves and their children. They work very hard, and often a little of the right support at the right time will make a big difference in helping them to advance themselves and their families....

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Study after study has taught us that there is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women. No other policy is as likely to raise economic productivity, or to reduce infant and maternal mortality. No other policy is as sure to improve nutrition and promote health—including the prevention of HIV/AIDS. No other policy is as powerful in increasing the chances of education for the next generation.

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

To eliminate disparities, we must know enough (research); do enough (deliver the outcomes); care enough (commitment); and persevere enough (don't get discouraged).

David Satcher
Director, Morehouse School of Medicine, National Center for Primary Care

Culture is the running shoes. The shoes need to support me in running, not be so rigid as to prevent me from running. There needs to be a counter-culture to guard against rigidity. Staid culture belongs in a museum. Dynamic culture is needed to help us move forward.

Professor Muhammad Yunus