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Q&A with Grassland CEO and Chairman Rodrigo Yang

By Michael Schlein Accion’s work in China began in 2009 with Accion Microcredit China. Located in the city of Chifeng,...

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Disability Inclusion and Solar Power in Rural Paraguay

By Jordan Coriza The weather app on my phone reads 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) when we arrive in Concepcion, a...

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The Poverty Stoplight: Putting Poverty on the Map

By Jordan Coriza How we can use data to not only analyze poverty, but work toward eliminating it. Curuguaty is...

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Myanmar: The Final Frontier

By Jordan Coriza One of the first things you might notice when you arrive in Yangon, Myanmar are the painted...

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Introducing: Accion VentureKast

We are excited to launch our podcast series, VentureKast, today! There are so many podcasts out there, and more than...

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China’s Internet Finance: Assessing Opportunities Within The Dragon’s Den

By Alice Tang and Nancy Widjaja China is undoubtedly a very appealing market for Venture Lab. The country’s strong economic...

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How Impact Investing Can Help People With Disabilities

Our impact investment in Vindhya e-Infomedia, a Bangalore-based company that provides clients with data management and customer support, goes back...

Access to Finance in Latin America – Trends and Strategies

By Solana Cozzo Accion’s work in Latin America began in the barrios of Venezuela in the early ’60s. Although during...

8 Lessons from Zoona, an African Fintech Startup

By Kirsty Gray During his visit to Kenya in July, President Obama reiterated his belief in entrepreneurship as the “spark...

The Haitian Way

By Sydney Moyer I breathe a sigh of relief as I step into the back of the van, its dark...