An open opportunity leads to a brighter future

With access to simple financial tools — like digital credit, crop insurance, and mobile payments — people all around the world can build better futures. Watch the video to see how we connect people and small businesses to the tools they need to thrive.


Transcript

Farmer (voiceover): My father taught me how to farm. But, because of the drought, I haven’t been able to provide for my children the way my father provided for me.

Pharmacist 1 (voiceover): It gives me great pride to run my pharmacy and serve my community…

Pharmacist 2 (dialogue): “Anything?”

Pharmacist 1 (dialogue): “Not yet.”

Pharmacist 1 (voiceover): …Which makes it so much harder when I can’t be prepared for my customer’s needs.

Restaurant owner (voiceover): Everything I do, I do for her.

Restaurant owner (dialogue): “Eat your breakfast first.”

Restaurant owner (voiceover): So, when the virus shut down my restaurant… [a masked customer knocks on the restaurant’s closed door]

Restaurant owner (dialogue): “Sorry, we can’t open.”

Restaurant owner (voiceover): …I felt like I was letting her down.

[On-screen text] In times of uncertainty, what does opportunity look like?

Farmer (voiceover): Having access to crop insurance has changed my life. It has allowed me to protect what is most important.

Pharmacist 1 (voiceover): I discovered a service that lets me manage supplies and order what I need online so my community can get the medication they need when they need it.

Owner (voiceover): By being able to receive online payments, I’ve been able to move my entire business online and it’s been a life saver.

[On-screen text] For those who have been left out,  Accion opens opportunities to build better lives. #OpenOpportunity

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