Press Releases

Press Releases

  • 1,000 Microfinance Organizations & Individuals Join The Smart Campaign

    May 19, 2010

    Endorsers commit to enhanced client protection standardsWASHINGTON, DC  - The Smart Campaign, a global initiative to incorporate strong client... Read more »

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  • ACCION Launches Microfinance Operations in Cameroon

    May 06, 2010

    U.S. Nonprofit Partners with Ecobank to Help BroadenFinancial Inclusion in Central Africa DOUALA, CAMEROON, May 6, 2010 – EB-ACCION Microfinance, a... Read more »

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  • ACCION, Citi Foundation and EDA Rural Systems Host “Microfinance Cracking the Capital Markets – South Asia 2010” Conference & Investment Marketplace

    April 10, 2010

    Boston, Mass., April 2,  2010 – ACCION International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance, EDA Rural Systems, an Asian microfinance... Read more »

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  • ACCION Launches Microfinance Operations in Inner Mongolia

    March 04, 2010

     ACCION Microcredit China Among the First Foreign-funded Organizations to Deliver Financial Services to China’s Working PoorBoston, Mass.,... Read more »

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  • ACCION Gets Green Light from Brazil’s President to Launch New Microfinance Institution in Amazonas

    January 25, 2010

    BOSTON, Mass., January 25, 2010 – ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, announced today that Brazilian President Luiz... Read more »

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  • ACCION Announces $5.8 Million Project to Develop Savings Account Products for the Poor in Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador

    January 13, 2010

    Program Funded by Gates Foundation's Financial Services for the Poor Initiative Aims to Reach More than a Million Savings Clients in Five YearsBoston... Read more »

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  • ACCION Takes Equity Stake in Saija Finance, a Microfinance Institution Serving India’s Poorest

    November 12, 2009

    Boston, Mass./Bangalore, India, November 12, 2009 – ACCION International, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, announced today that it has... Read more »

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  • ACCION Names Michael Schlein as New President and CEO

    September 10, 2009

    BOSTON, Mass., September 10, 2009 – ACCION International, a pioneer and global leader in microfinance, today announced that it has named Michael... Read more »

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  • María Otero Confirmed as Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs

    August 10, 2009

    Former ACCION President and CEO to Coordinate U.S. State Department Efforts to Promote Democracy and Human Rights, to Aid Refugees, to Combat... Read more »

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  • ACCION to Sponsor 'Microfinance for Institutional Investors'

    July 28, 2009

    New Washington D.C. Conference to Showcase Frontier Investing Strategies  for 'Banking the Unbanked'Washington, D.C., July 28, 2009 – ACCION®... Read more »

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