Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 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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  • Accion Frontier Investments Group Invests in NeoGrowth

    August 06, 2015

    $2.4 Million Investment to Support Entrepreneurs and Expand Financial Inclusion in India Cambridge, MA, August 6, 2015 – Financial inclusion pioneer...

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  • BankFacil receives Series A investment of USD $3 million

    August 04, 2015

    Two important funds have invested in startup that focuses on helping Brazilian borrowers access affordable credit through secured loans  ...

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  • Lauren Hendricks of CARE elected as Microfinance CEO Working Group Co-Chair

    July 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON – The Microfinance CEO Working Group is pleased to announce their new Co-Chair, Lauren Hendricks, Executive Director of CARE’s Access...

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  • Accion Welcomes Two New Board Members

    June 22, 2015

    Elizabeth McCaul and Michael Miebach to Join Pioneering Nonprofit Cambridge, MA, June 22, 2015 –Financial inclusion pioneer Accion announced today...

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