Change is in Your Hands
A campaign to alleviate poverty through entrepreneurship.
As the world continues to watch events of trauma, hope, conflict, innovation and resilience unfold throughout the Middle East, Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. and Kiva have partnered to launch Change is in Your Hands. The campaign gives visitors to Kiva.org/MiddleEast the chance to open the borders of opportunity for entrepreneurs in the region and beyond.
Support a young entrepreneur with a free USD 25 loan and help open doors to opportunity.
Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Limited is the first social business in the Middle East and North Africa.
Grameen-Jameel was established as a company in 2003 and incorporated in 2007 as a joint venture between Grameen Foundation and Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives, a subsidiary of Abdul Latif Jameel Group.
The company’s mission is to help alleviate poverty by providing financial and technical assistance to microfinance institutions in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey Region (MENA&T).
Since inception, Grameen-Jameel has reached over 2,400,000 underprivileged clients through its 21 microfinance institution partners in 11 countries in the region. Read about our partners:
Egypt: Al Tadamun, DBACD, Lead Foundation
Jordan: Tamweelcom, MFW, Finca Jordan
Lebanon: Al Majmoua
Morocco: Al Karama, FONDEP, Al Amana, ATTADAMOUNE Micro Finance
Saudi Arabia: JANA
Turkey: Maya, TGMP
Yemen: Al Amal Bank, Abyan, NMF