Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Microfinance Leaders Launch Campaign for Client Protection at Clinton Global Initiative

    September 24, 2008

    Commitment at CGI announced by The Center for Financial Inclusion at ACCION; founding partners include Al Amana, CGAP, Compartamos, Deutsche... Read more »

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  • New Center to Foster Financial Inclusion of World’s Poor through Private-Sector Engagement

    September 18, 2008

     ‘Center for Financial Inclusion’ Will Advance Commercial Microfinance While Ensuring Interests, Needs of Poor Households WASHINGTON, D.C... Read more »

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  • ACCION Network Celebrates Compartamos in Reaching 1 Million Clients with Microfinance

    September 05, 2008

    Compartamos Banco Achieves Latin American Milestone in Building Inclusive Financial Systems for the PoorBOGOTA, September 5, 2008 – The ACCION... Read more »

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  • Microfinance Must Embrace the Free Market

    August 19, 2008
  • Pioneering Microfinance Organization Names New CFO

    July 31, 2008

    Susan Clancy Joins Boston-based ACCION International Boston, Mass., July 31, 2008 – ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance... Read more »

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  • Charity Navigator Awards ACCION Coveted 4-Star Rating

    July 09, 2008

    Microfinance Pioneer Earns Top Rating for Second Consecutive Year for Efficiency and Sound Fiscal Management  Boston, Mass., July 9, 2008 –... Read more »

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  • ACCION Invests in Tanzania’s Akiba Commercial Bank

    May 22, 2008

    New Capital, Management Contract and Technical Assistance Will Help Akiba Expand Operations and Services for Low-Income TanzaniansBoston, Mass... Read more »

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  • 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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