Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Agence Française de Développement announces €2 million grant to increase implementation of responsible finance practices in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa

    November 13, 2014

    New initiative will promote social performance, client protection, and capacity building throughout the regionsWashington, D.C., November 13, 2014 -...

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  • Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and The MasterCard Foundation Partner to Strengthen Board Governance in Africa

    November 12, 2014

     Support Will Increase Microfinance Governance and Risk Management in Africa, Developing African Microfinance Leaders as ‘Agents of Change’...

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  • Five Latin American Countries among Top Ten Countries with Best Environment for Financial Inclusion

    November 06, 2014

    Revamped Global Microscope 2014 offers an index on the enabling environment for access to finance Guayaquil, November 6, 2014 -- Peru,...

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  • Accion Selected for ‘ImpactAssets 50 2014'

    October 27, 2014

     ‘IA 50’ Showcase Features Experienced Impact Investment Fund Managers Boston, MA (October 27, 2014) – Accion announced today that it...

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in Kenyan Start-up Umati Capital

    October 15, 2014

    Umati Addresses Working-Capital Shortages for Small and Medium-sized BusinessesWashington, D.C., October 15, 2014 – Accion today announced an...

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  • Accion Reaffirms Commitment to Expand Financial Services to Rural Unbanked in Peru Through the Acquisition of a 10 Percent Stake in Credinka

    September 24, 2014

    Accion partners with financial group DIVISO, Credinka’s majority shareholder, and will support its effort to transform Credinka into the largest...

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  • Accion Receives $6.98 Million in CDFI Funding to Spur Economic Development

    August 27, 2014

    U.S. based microfinance nonprofit awarded $6.98 million grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to provide financial services to low-income...

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  • Accion’s Frontier Investments Group Invests in Eseye

    July 29, 2014

     Impact Investment Group to Provide Growth-Stage Equity to ‘M2M’ Service Provider Enabling Connected Devices for Emerging Market Consumers ...

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  • Charity Navigator Awards Accion Prestigious 4-Star Rating

    June 10, 2014

    Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Pioneer Earns Top Charity Rating for Fiscal Management, Accountability and Transparency Boston, MA,...

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  • Accion Venture Lab Invests in RevolutionCredit

    May 07, 2014

    Innovative Start-up Combines Financial Capability-Building and Behavioral-Credit Insight to Enhance Credit Access for Millions of ConsumersWashington...

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