India

Deepak writes in a notebook while at his job managing a guest house

Deepak couldn’t wait 6 months for gas money

SmartCoin’s mobile app makes getting individual loans more efficient in India Deepak Kumar takes his job managing a guest house...

Gowri Mukherjee of CreditMantri

Gowri Mukherjee of CreditMantri

“Getting access to credit is important to our customers because they just need a better life.” In India’s rapidly-developing economy, millions...

He just wanted to give his sister a beautiful wedding

He just wanted to give his sister a beautiful wedding

Banks wouldn’t serve Bhuvanesh because he had no credit history — CreditMantri helped Bhuvanesh V grew up in a family...

Why I give - and why you should

Why I give - and why you should

Q&A: Joe Hamilton shares what inspires his passion for financial inclusion and Accion By Jessica Wickman Changing the financial system is...

Vanaja runs a business in Bengaluru, but it hasn’t always been easy

Vanaja runs a business in Bengaluru, but it hasn’t always been easy

Aye Finance client shares how a small business loan improved her life Vanaja TS’s world came apart when she lost her...

Fintech is transforming one of India’s oldest inclusive finance tools

Fintech is transforming one of India’s oldest inclusive finance tools

Why we invested in CredRight to support small businesses in India By Paarul Dudeja There are around 50 million micro, small, and...

Aadhaar, Demonetization, and the Future of Finance in India

Aadhaar, Demonetization, and the Future of Finance in India

My Discussion with Vijay Mahajan By Michael Schlein Vijay Mahajan is a hero of mine. A graduate of both the Indian Institutes...

Not just loans, SmartCoin brings financial health to low-income Indians

Not just loans, SmartCoin brings financial health to low-income Indians

Why we invested in SmartCoin in India By Paarul Dudeja The majority of adults in India have little to no formal...

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

Can impact investing rekindle the American dream?

By Michael Schlein It’s getting harder and harder to realize the American dream. Nearly half of all Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck. Roughly...

Building Better Lives for Indian Families

Building Better Lives for Indian Families

Five years of providing home financing with Shubham in India In India, too many families lack the funding they need...