Press Releases

Press Releases

  • ACCION Named One of CREDO Mobile’s Charities of Choice

    January 24, 2008

    Microfinance Leader Chosen to Receive Donations in 2008Boston, Mass., January 14, 2008 – ACCION International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance,...

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  • Credit Suisse and ACCION to Sponsor “Microfinance Cracking the Capital Markets III” Conference

    December 28, 2007

    Bankers, Scholars and Investors Explore Microfinance as Evolving Asset Class in Industry’s Premier Annual Gathering, March 10-11 in New...

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  • ACCION Releases ‘Model for Social Change’

    December 17, 2007

     Microfinance Organization Broadens Social MissionAs It Outlines New Strategic PlanBoston, Mass., December 17, 2007 – ACCION International, a...

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  • ACCION Extolled for Social Entrepreneurship

    December 06, 2007

    Microfinance Leader Wins Fast Company/Monitor Group Social Capitalist Award for Fifth Consecutive YearBOSTON, December 6, 2007 – ACCION®...

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  • ACCION Debuts New Film about Microfinance

    November 26, 2007

    ‘Voices from the Field’ Profiles Lives of Poor Microentrepreneurs on Three ContinentsBoston, Mass., November 26, 2007 – ACCION International...

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  • UPS Awards Centennial Grant to ACCION for Work in Microfinance

    November 19, 2007

    Boston, Mass., November 19, 2007 -- ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance, today announced that it has received a $400,000...

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  • ACCION Backs Microfinance Equity Funds in India and Africa

    November 13, 2007

    ACCION Gateway Microfinance Investment Vehicles FundInvests in Lok Capital and AfriCap Boston, MA, November 13, 2007 – ACCION®...

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  • Microfinance Pioneer ACCION Launches New Website

    November 01, 2007

     Boston-based Nonprofit’s www.accion.org Designed to Bring Best Tools to Bear on Poverty Alleviation Boston, Mass., November 1, 2007...

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  • AfriCap Closes a $50 Million Round and Creates the Largest African Microfinance Private Equity Company

    October 25, 2007

    Washington, D.C., Stockholm, Johannesburg, Port Louis, October 25, 2007 – AfriCap Microfinance Fund, the first African Microfinance Private Equity...

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  • Microfinance Equity Fund Supports Internet Service Provider for Rural Markets

    August 22, 2007

    ACCION Gateway Microfinance Infrastructure Fund Invests in United Villages Boston, MA, August 22, 2007 – ACCION® International, a...

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