Welcome to Grameen Kalyan

is a not for profit Company established in 1996 under Bangladesh Companies Act, 1994; founded by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank. It is also registered under Bangladesh Foreign Donation (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Ordinance, 1978. Professor Muhammad Yunus is the Chairman of Grameen Kalyan (GK). The idea behind setting up of Grameen Kalyan (Kalyan means wellbeing) was: (a) to undertake & support sustainable programs to improve the livelihood of the people living in rural area; (b) to contribute minimizing socio-economic and health inequalities between rural and urban; and (c) to provide financial support for the wellbeing of Grameen Bank's borrowers, employees and their family members.