Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Aye Finance to Help Micro Entrepreneurs Create, Expand Businesses

    December 10, 2015

    NEW DELHI, India, December 10, 2015 – Small business lender Aye Finance announced today that it had received INR 20 crore in follow-on investments...

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  • Accion to Expand Mobile Money to Rural Uganda

    November 16, 2015

    Partnership with UGAFODE MDI to serve communities excluded from Uganda’s formal economy KAMPALA, Uganda – November 16th, 2015 – Accion, the global...

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  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2015’

    October 23, 2015

    'IA 50’ Showcases Experienced Impact Investment Fund Managers CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 23, 2015 – Accion announced today that it has been selected for...

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  • Accion Names Digital Strategist Jim Rosenberg as Chief Communications Officer

    October 08, 2015

    Former UNICEF Chief of Digital Strategy joins financial inclusion pioneer CAMBRIDGE, MA OCTOBER 08, 2015 - Accion announced today that Jim...

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  • Dr. Daniel Schydlowsky of Peru Receives Edward W. Claugus Award for Financial Inclusion Leadership

    October 05, 2015

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 5, 2015 – Last week, Peru’s Superintendent of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators, Dr. Daniel...

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  • Accion and the Center for Financial Inclusion Launch FI2020 Progress Report

    October 01, 2015

    New Report Identifies Key Trends, Raises Important Questions and Serves as Call to Action to Advance Worldwide Financial Inclusion NEW YORK, ...

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  • FI2020 Week to Convene Global Conversations on Financial Inclusion

    September 17, 2015

    Held November 2-6, 2015, Events Will Bring Public and Private Sectors Together To Focus on Actions Needed to Expand Access to Quality Financial...

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  • Accion Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

    August 24, 2015

    For Second Consecutive Year, Financial Inclusion Pioneer Earns Top Charity Rating for Fiscal Management, Accountability and Transparency  ...

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  • Consumer Protection-Certified Financial Institutions Now Serve More Than 20 Million Low-income Clients

    August 18, 2015

    Momentum for Smart Campaign Certification Accelerates;  Six Million ‘Protected’ Clients Added in Last Six Months Washington, D.C., August...

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  • India’s Financial inclusion leader IFMR Holdings raises $25m from Accion, LeapFrog and Lok

    August 13, 2015

    The investment boosts India’s drive to financial inclusionThe new capital will expand IFMR Holding’s footprint and product range in IndiaIFMR Holding...

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