Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Microfinance Leader Awarded Prestigious IDB Prize for Latin American Development

    April 30, 2009

    ACCION Wins Inter-American Development Bank's First "Juscelino Kubitschek Award" Boston, MA, April 30, 2009 – ACCION® International, a pioneer...

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  • Microfinance Leaders Join International Steering Committee of the Campaign for Client Protection in Microfinance

    March 30, 2009

    Sights Set on Providing Microfinance Institutions Worldwide with Tools to Ensure Commitment to Clients’ Best Interests Washington, D.C., March...

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  • ‘Lend to End Poverty’ Campaign Calls On World Economic Forum to Prioritize Microfinance

    January 28, 2009

    Over 20,000 Sign Petition in Advance of Davos MeetingBoston, MA, January 28, 2009 - ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance...

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  • Microfinance Leader Makes Multi-million Dollar Investment in Microinsurance Companies

    December 23, 2008

    ACCION Invests $4.2m in New Microinsurance Initiatives to Help Move Microfinance Beyond CreditBOSTON, Mass., December 23, 2008 - ACCION has taken a $...

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  • Microfinance Leader Launches New Hub in Africa

    October 30, 2008

    ACCION International Now Positioned to Expand Financial Services and Access for Africa’s Working Poor  ACCRA, Ghana, October 30, 2008 – ACCION®...

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  • Microfinance Leaders Launch Campaign for Client Protection at Clinton Global Initiative

    September 24, 2008

    Commitment at CGI announced by The Center for Financial Inclusion at ACCION; founding partners include Al Amana, CGAP, Compartamos, Deutsche...

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  • New Center to Foster Financial Inclusion of World’s Poor through Private-Sector Engagement

    September 18, 2008

     ‘Center for Financial Inclusion’ Will Advance Commercial Microfinance While Ensuring Interests, Needs of Poor Households WASHINGTON, D.C...

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  • ACCION Network Celebrates Compartamos in Reaching 1 Million Clients with Microfinance

    September 05, 2008

    Compartamos Banco Achieves Latin American Milestone in Building Inclusive Financial Systems for the PoorBOGOTA, September 5, 2008 – The ACCION...

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  • Microfinance Must Embrace the Free Market

    August 19, 2008
  • Pioneering Microfinance Organization Names New CFO

    July 31, 2008

    Susan Clancy Joins Boston-based ACCION International Boston, Mass., July 31, 2008 – ACCION® International, a pioneer and leader in microfinance...

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