Grameen Bank is the institution that pioneered microcredit for the poor in 1976. It has now become the world’s largest bank that caters exclusively for the financial needs for the poor, having been successfully replicated in more than 38 countries around the world.
Support from Grameen gives people from difficult circumstances new opportunities. The financial loans and social contracts empower individuals and through them, their families and communities. Grameen in the UK can provide real opportunity for change, enabling individuals to begin to help themselves and to challenge the cycle of welfare dependency in the UK.