Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Metlife Foundation and Accion launch new management training program to provide more than 1 million microfinance clients in China with better services

    February 18, 2016

    New program to develop and improve management capabilities of local microfinance industry BEIJING, CHINA, Feb. 18, 2016 - Accion, with the support... Read more »

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in Tienda Pago to Help Latin American Small Businesses

    January 05, 2016

    LIMA, Peru – January 5, 2016 – Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced a new investment today in Tienda Pago that will help small and medium... Read more »

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  • 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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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, ... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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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  ... Read more »

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