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Accion CEO Michael Schlein interviewed at Mashable's Social Good Summit by Jason Abbruzzese

Fintech for Good: Accion at the Social Good Summit

By Jim Rosenberg Last week in New York, we were thrilled to join the Social Good Summit, an annual two-day...

Aneesh Varma CEO of Aire Labs

Aire Labs: Alternative Credit Scoring for Thin-file Customers

By Nancy Widjaja We are excited to release the fourth episode of VentureKast, Accion Venture Lab’s podcast series. On this episode we...

Zoona: a DNA that represents change

Zoona: a DNA that represents change

By Jitske Cnossen After returning to Lusaka, I can reflect on the great week in Cape Town I just had....

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What Buying a House Taught Me About Financial Inclusion

By Ben Lebeaux For over two years now, I’ve worked for Accion, an organization that gives people the financial tools they need...

Good day, how may I help you?

Good day, how may I help you?

By Jitske Cnossen Cactus is one of Zoona’s largest partners in Zambia. They have a little over 50 well located...

Enabling Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle

Enabling Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle

By Juan David Nuñez Hurtado What is the ‘missing middle’? And why is it so important for financial institutions? An...

Election time in Zambia!

By Jitske Cnossen On 11 August 2016, Zambia’s presidential and legislative election will take place. During this national vote, Edgar...

UGAFODE savings group counts their savings for deposit before mobile money

Mobile Money & Savings: How UGAFODE Reaches Rural Uganda

By Jacqueline van Hartley in collaboration with David Muheirwe In 2011 only 20% of Uganda’s population was served by banks....

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Connections in the Field Strengthen an Interconnected World

By Andrea Horak Can you remember what life was like without access to a smartphone or the internet? Even if...

Transport of booths in Zoona truck

If you want to get the job done, better do it yourself.

By Jitske Cnossen When I joined Zoona’s set-up team for a day, I witnessed a very smooth transportation and installment...