Mastercard and Accion: Partnering for inclusive growth

In November 2018, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and Accion launched a first-of-its-kind partnership, with the aim of digitally transforming the lives of millions of underserved people and micro and small businesses.

What we accomplished

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12.8 million


Reached throughout the project, as of Q4 2022

5.6 million

Micro and small businesses

Using digital tools on a regular basis, as of Q4 2022


Active digital users

Our partners more than quadrupled their number of monthly active digital users since joining the program


Users with increased financial health

Product users interviewed who perceived an increase in their capacity to manage financial challenges



Active digital users were women, as of Q2 2022

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Transforming the lives of millions of underserved people with digital tools

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