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Grameen Fund

Grameen Bank Bhaban
Mirpur-2
Dhaka 01216
Bangladesh

Contact: M. Emdadul Haque, General Manager
Phone: 880-2-801-1542, 880-
Fax: 880-2-900-4083
URL: www.grameen-info.org
Email: g_fund@grameen.net
Grameen Fund

Grameen Fund (GF) is a Venture and Micro Enterprise finance institution, dedicated to promoting, managing, and financing enterprises that aim to create wealth and alleviate poverty in Bangladesh. GF's strategy lies in venture capital finance, especially in technology oriented industries. It also provides fixed and working capital loans to the microenterprises run by those emerging out of poverty. Since inception up to May, 2009 GF has invested equity worth $1.18 million in 13 joint ventures and financed 2,232 small business and microenterprises.(1 USD=70 Tk)

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Mr. Bijoy Narayon Chokraborti saw an opportunity to expand his suburban marketplace in the Southern district of Noakhali. Once only selling plastic goods, he decided to begin manufacturing. By manufacturing a plastic piece used in industrial packaging, he became a major supplier to all of Bangladesh. Aided by a series of microenterprise loans from the Grameen Fund, this entrepreneur has been able to expand his business three-fold and provide jobs for ten people. Full Story

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