Enabling entrepreneurial people on low incomes, especially women, to build small businesses that generate incomes and meaningful livelihoods

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Grameen Australia is set to become the country’s leading microenterprise development organisation. We aim to reach 36,000 people, especially women, with enterprise aspirations, who are experiencing unemployment, financial exclusion and poverty in our first five years.

Grameen Today

 

Microenterprise Program

Grameen Today

Grameen Today is a program providing small loans, financial training and support to members, especially women, seeking to generate income through microenterprise.

Locations

Our first pilot location for Grameen Today is the Hume City Local Government Area (LGA) of in Victoria.

How it works

Grameen Today small loans are for business purposes only and start at less than $4,500 repayable over a six month period.

CEO’s End of Year Message

CEO’s End of Year Message

Despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Grameen Australia has taken significant steps forward to establish our first branch in the local government area of Hume. We acknowledge the tremendous resilience of communities, particularly in Broadmeadows and Fairfield,...

Yunus receives UN Award

Yunus receives UN Award

Recognises the extraordinary contributions of individuals and organisations striving to further the work of the UN and advance its goal of a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world for everyone, everywhere.

Exploring Microenterprise Development with the Hume Community

Exploring Microenterprise Development with the Hume Community

Grameen Australia commenced operations in Australia in mid-2020, with the aim of becoming the leading microenterprise development organisation by 2025 by supporting 10% of the 360,000 financially excluded Australians on low incomes who are un/under-employed...

“In my experience, poor people are the world's greatest entrepreneurs. Every day, they must innovate in order to survive. They remain poor because they do not have the opportunities to turn their creativity into sustainable income.”

Professor Muhammad Yunus

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