Press Releases

Press Releases

  • ACCION Announces $5.8 Million Project to Develop Savings Account Products for the Poor in Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador

    January 13, 2010

    Program Funded by Gates Foundation's Financial Services for the Poor Initiative Aims to Reach More than a Million Savings Clients in Five YearsBoston... Read more »

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  • ACCION Takes Equity Stake in Saija Finance, a Microfinance Institution Serving India’s Poorest

    November 12, 2009

    Boston, Mass./Bangalore, India, November 12, 2009 – ACCION International, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, announced today that it has... Read more »

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  • ACCION Names Michael Schlein as New President and CEO

    September 10, 2009

    BOSTON, Mass., September 10, 2009 – ACCION International, a pioneer and global leader in microfinance, today announced that it has named Michael... Read more »

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  • María Otero Confirmed as Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs

    August 10, 2009

    Former ACCION President and CEO to Coordinate U.S. State Department Efforts to Promote Democracy and Human Rights, to Aid Refugees, to Combat... Read more »

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  • ACCION to Sponsor 'Microfinance for Institutional Investors'

    July 28, 2009

    New Washington D.C. Conference to Showcase Frontier Investing Strategies  for 'Banking the Unbanked'Washington, D.C., July 28, 2009 – ACCION®... Read more »

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  • ACCION Welcomes New Board Chair and Members

    June 29, 2009

    ACCION Welcomes New Board Chair and MembersMicrofinance Organization Names Diana Taylor to Board ChairmanshipBoston, Mass., June 29, 2009 – ACCION®... Read more »

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  • McGraw Hill Releases Microfinance for Bankers and Investors

    June 17, 2009

    Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges of the Market at the Bottom of the PyramidWashington, D.C., June 17, 2009 – McGraw-Hill Professional... Read more »

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  • Microfinance Leader Awarded Prestigious IDB Prize for Latin American Development

    April 30, 2009

    ACCION Wins Inter-American Development Bank's First "Juscelino Kubitschek Award" Boston, MA, April 30, 2009 – ACCION® International, a pioneer... Read more »

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  • Microfinance Leaders Join International Steering Committee of the Campaign for Client Protection in Microfinance

    March 30, 2009

    Sights Set on Providing Microfinance Institutions Worldwide with Tools to Ensure Commitment to Clients’ Best Interests Washington, D.C., March... Read more »

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  • ‘Lend to End Poverty’ Campaign Calls On World Economic Forum to Prioritize Microfinance

    January 28, 2009

    Over 20,000 Sign Petition in Advance of Davos MeetingBoston, MA, January 28, 2009 - ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance... Read more »

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