Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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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  • 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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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®... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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  • Microfinance Milestone: ACCION Reaches 2.5m Poor Entrepreneurs

    August 12, 2007

    Boston-based Nonprofit Demonstrating Scale and Sustainabilityof Microfinance In Helping to Alleviate PovertyBoston, Mass., September 12, 2007 --... Read more »

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  • ACCION Board of Directors Welcomes New Chair and Members

    July 09, 2007

    Boston, Mass.,  July 09, 2007 - ACCION International, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced that it has elected four... Read more »

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  • ACCION President and CEO Honored for Leadership

    May 16, 2007

    María Otero Recognized by ‘Hispanic Business’, ‘Cookie’ andWomen Students for Work in MicrofinanceWashington, DC,  May 16, 2007 - ... Read more »

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