• A Look Back at 2014 - Thank You for an Amazing Year

    Our president and CEO Michael Schlein summarizes the progress that we have made over the course of the past year with the help of our invaluable supporters.

  • Accion in India: A Ray of Hope

    Learn about Accion's work in India with Swadhaar, an MFI providing loans to local entrepreneurs.

  • Avanza: Microloan Processing Made Easier

    Avanza is Accion's pilot program to make microlending a much more cost-effective service for clients and institutions alike. Working with our Colombian partner, Finamérica, Avanza uses mobile teams of loan officers and a risk-adjusted approach to reach, enroll, and process loan applications.

  • Strengthening Nigeria's Schools

    Bolafade Primary School in Lagos, Nigeria, started out small, but thanks to founder Monsurat Thomas's hard work and support from Accion Microfinance Bank, today the school educates nearly 500 students between the ages of 1½ and 10.

  • Spotlight on China

    Learn about Accion's work in China and meet a unique entrepreneur that is keeping musical traditions alive with the help of Accion Microcredit China.

  • Business Training for Microentrepreneurs

    This report comes from Kerala, India, where Accion is educating clients in basic business skills through its Dialogue on Business program.

  • First Fifty Years

    Dive into Accion's rich history and learn about our work over the years.

  • Creating Value for Clients

    Kurt Koenigsfest, General Manager of Accion partner BancoSol in Bolivia, on the importance of trust in microfinance.

  • A Day in the Life

    From California to Cameroon, Accion's clients work hard every day to grow their businesses and provide for their families.

  • The Challenge of Financial Inclusion

    Accion is working to build a financially inclusive world. Find out more about our plans for getting there.


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