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Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part one

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion When women are economically empowered, children benefit from better household...

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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...

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...

What Does a Debit Card Have to Do With Microfinance?

What Does a Debit Card Have to Do With Microfinance?

I asked myself the same question when I was assigned my project: to come up with a strategy to increase...

What does the future of Nigeria have to do with Accion Microfinance Bank?

What does the future of Nigeria have to do with Accion Microfinance Bank?

I left Nigeria almost fourteen years ago and while some things have changed, a lot has stayed the same. For...

Thoughts on Thanksgiving from the Field

Thoughts on Thanksgiving from the Field

As I made my final trip from Lagos to Accra last week, I reflected back on my time as an...

Getting to know African microfinance

Getting to know African microfinance

One of the many reasons that I was excited about being an Accion Ambassador to AMfB was the opportunity to...

Developing Dreams in Lagos

Developing Dreams in Lagos

I spent my third day in Lagos visiting AMfB branches and meeting clients. My first stop was at Ketu Branch,...

Enthusiasm, Energy and What’s Next at AMfB

Enthusiasm, Energy and What’s Next at AMfB

The offices of Accion Microfinance Bank- Nigeria (AMfB) are dynamic. Desks are piled high with files. Though I wouldn’t say...