To strengthen our work and maximize our impact, we systematically gather data from our partners and their clients, so we can quickly learn what’s working and share and promote best practices across our global network.
Since our founding, Accion has reached more than 350 million underserved people globally.
Accion has helped build more than 235 financial service providers operating across 75 countries.
92 percent of our partners’ borrowers are women, of those reporting gender breakdowns, representing more than half of all borrowers across the companies we work with.
In 2022 alone, 26.6 million people were actively using tools provided by our financial service provider partners.
At least 2.2 million people were insured through our partners, with 4.8 million insurance policies issued to their clients in 2022.
More than 2 million people saved money through our partners in 2022.
6.4 million people accessed responsible credit through our partners in 2022.
Our impact frameworkWe build lasting, meaningful change
We expand the access and usage of responsible financial services for underserved people to improve their livelihoods and increase resilience.
We open opportunity for underserved people through improved choices and responsible financial services that meet their needs.
We catalyze capital and innovative demonstration models that advance fairness and inclusion at scale.
Centering clients’ financial well-being
Results from our four-year partnership with Mastercard to drive the digitization of small business owners:
87 percent of users of new digital financial products said they had improved financial health outcomes, like paying expenses on time.
75 percent of women who used new digital financial products reported an improvement in financial health outcomes, like saving more money.
41 percent of users of new digital financial products reported increased business growth activities, such as increased sales.
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