Blog posts tagged with grameen foundation

Aug 8, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Following our collaborative learning event with the Grameen Foundation on Human Centered design, we're continuing to explore effective products for the poor with our mini blog series. Our first blog covered the main concepts within product design in international development. To read more, click here. In this second installment, we explore the way Kiva partners are meeting the needs of the poor by placing their needs first and foremost.

One Size definitely does not fit all - at least not with financial products.

How can farmers and... Continue Reading >>
Jul 7, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
This is a guest post by Kimberly Davies, Program Officer, Financial Services at the Grameen Foundation.

Many industries view similar or related organizations as competitors. I’d like to think that the international development industry is unique in viewing others as collaborators. Since everyone in this industry is working toward a common goal -- poverty alleviation -- everyone is constantly looking for ways to share findings and learn from each other. Our biggest concern is reaching a common, hugely important mission. Since this desire outreaches any... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with grameen foundation

Aug 8, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Following our collaborative learning event with the Grameen Foundation on Human Centered design, we're continuing to explore effective products for the poor with our mini blog series. Our first blog covered the main concepts within product design in international development. To read more, click here. In this second installment, we explore the way Kiva partners are meeting the needs of the poor by placing their needs first and foremost.

One Size definitely does not fit all - at least not with financial products.

How can farmers and... Continue Reading >>
Jul 7, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
This is a guest post by Kimberly Davies, Program Officer, Financial Services at the Grameen Foundation.

Many industries view similar or related organizations as competitors. I’d like to think that the international development industry is unique in viewing others as collaborators. Since everyone in this industry is working toward a common goal -- poverty alleviation -- everyone is constantly looking for ways to share findings and learn from each other. Our biggest concern is reaching a common, hugely important mission. Since this desire outreaches any... Continue Reading >>
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