Press Releases

Press Releases

  • ACCION President to be Awarded ‘Ellis Island Medal of Honor’

    May 09, 2008

    María Otero to be Recognized at Ellis Island Ceremony on May 10thBoston, MA, May 9, 2008 - ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in... Read more »

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  • Standard Chartered, ACCION Call for Greater Capital-Market Engagement to Fund South Asian Microfinance

    May 01, 2008

    Delhi Conference Highlights Regional Microfinance Milestones, Investment Trends and Conditions for Industry SuccessDelhi, May 1, 2008 —... Read more »

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  • Milestone for Microfinance: ACCION Network Reaches 3M Clients

    April 03, 2008

    Leading Nonprofit Reaches New Mark in its Global Poverty Alleviation Work;Small Loans for Poor Entrepreneurs Help Build Financial Inclusion ... Read more »

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  • ECOBANK and ACCION Launch Microfinance Operations in Ghana

    April 01, 2008

    ECOBANK and ACCION Launch Microfinance Operations in Ghana ACCRA, Ghana, April 1, 2008 – EB-ACCION Savings & Loans, a microfinance bank... Read more »

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  • ACCION Names Cathy Quense Chief Deputy and Chief Administrative Officer

    March 04, 2008

     Microfinance Pioneer Creates New Position to Facilitate Global Growth; Names Former CFO to Role  Boston, Mass., March 4, 2008 –... Read more »

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  • ACCION Investments in Microfinance Supports Launch of Bancovelo, Honduras's Leading Commercial Microfinance Bank

    March 03, 2008

    Boston, Mass., March 3, 2008 — ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today saluted the successful launch of Banco... Read more »

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  • 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,... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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®... Read more »

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