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Financial Literacy for Women in India

By Brett Cooper Tetra lives in Saketnager, a village on the outskirts of Varanasi, India. The village is comprised of...

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From Eyelets to Empanadas: Meeting our Client, Dora

By Jessica Lynn Wickman Last night, the skies opened up and doused Asunción, Paraguay with winter rain. It’s a brief...

Now taking applications: 2016 Accion Ambassadors Volunteer Program

Every year, we send an intrepid group of volunteers to work with our partners around the world. We call them...

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Mobile Money and the Limitations of Cash in Malawi

By Kirsty Gray The first thing I noticed when I arrived in Lilongwe, Malawi was cash. While Zambia rebased its...

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3 Reasons Microfinance Still Matters

By Emma Kelsey “Banco Occidente, Banco Caja Social, Citibank, BBVA…” Don Hugo listed off the banks he had taken loans...

The Sounds of the Informal Economy

The Sounds of the Informal Economy

On my way to work at Génesis Empresarial, my shoes slap with the thwack of a women patting tortillas as...