Accion Microfinance Bank

With Natural Disasters Getting More Severe, People Need Money to Prepare and Rebuild

Better financial services can help people be resilient in a changing climate Everyone needs access to high-quality financial tools. They give...

Bunmi Lawson of Accion Microfinance Bank

One Woman’s Effort to End Financial Services Inequality in Nigeria

Q&A with Accion Microfinance Bank CEO Bunmi Lawson Women. Farmers. Entrepreneurs. The people who need loans in Nigeria are the same...

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Behind the Scenes: Masuna Chikami and Accion Microfinance Bank

By Jordan Coriza Work Hard, Be Honest, Remain Humble. That was the direction given to microfinance expert Masuna Chikami by his...

“My future is bright”: the story of Madam Olori E. Odidbo

“My future is bright”: the story of Madam Olori E. Odidbo

The pride of every microfinance institution is to know that its  support brings change to the lives of its micro-entrepreneurs...

Week two: Lessons, birthdays, and visits

Week two: Lessons, birthdays, and visits

The pouring rain in Lagos this weekend marked a refreshing start for my busy week ahead. The second week in my...

Home Away From Home – It Begins Here!!!

Home Away From Home – It Begins Here!!!

It was 5:30am GMT when I left home for Kotoka International Airport, Ghana, en route to Nigeria to serve as...

Anything but typical: A day in the life of an Accion Ambassador

Anything but typical: A day in the life of an Accion Ambassador

I think it is important to note that the typical day in my life as an Accion Ambassador is anything...

Traffic and Microfinance in Lagos, Nigeria

Traffic and Microfinance in Lagos, Nigeria

Last Sunday, I set foot for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria, accompanied by my two great supervisors, Francis (from...

My first time meeting a client

My first time meeting a client

On June 27th, I interviewed my first AMfB client, Mrs. Ramosa Rufai. Mrs. Rufai, married with two children (a six...