Grameen Australia

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

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Nobel Prize Winning Program

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.

Microenterprise program to reach more than 30,000 women

Microenterprise program to reach more than 30,000 women

Grameen Australia has received $3.5 million in funding from the Australian Government to establish a new microenterprise program aimed at supporting women on low incomes. Chief Executive Officer, Adam Mooney, said he was excited to bring the highly successful ‘Grameen...

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.
Microenterprise program to reach more than 30,000 women

Microenterprise program to reach more than 30,000 women

Grameen Australia has received $3.5 million in funding from the Australian Government to establish a new microenterprise program aimed at supporting women on low incomes. Chief Executive Officer, Adam Mooney, said he was excited to bring the highly successful ‘Grameen...

Young people encouraged to join 3ZERO Clubs

Young people encouraged to join 3ZERO Clubs

The Yunus Centre has launched the 3ZERO Club which brings together young people globally who are committed to creating a world of three zeros. The mission of the 3ZERO Club is to inspire and enable youth to ideate, create and lead with the entrepreneurial spirit to...

Professor Yunus honoured with Olympic Laurel

Professor Yunus honoured with Olympic Laurel

Grameen Bank founder, Professor Muhammad Yunus, was awarded the Olympic Laurel at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Olympic Laurel honours outstanding individuals for achievements in development through sport. Professor Yunus will be the second...

“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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