Mexico

Dan Cohen of Tienda Pago

Dan Cohen of Tienda Pago

“Financial inclusion and financial impact is really financial education.” Tienda Pago is a fintech company that finances short-term working capital...

Tienda Pago: Driving Financial Access for Small Retailers

Tienda Pago: Driving Financial Access for Small Retailers

By Nancy Widjaja On the fifth episode of VentureKast, Accion Venture Lab’s podcast series, our host Vikas Raj visited Dan...

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Making a Difference with Organic Farming in Mexico

By Jordan Coriza To start a business is to take a leap of faith. That’s what farmer Emma Guadarrama and...

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A Change in Behavior: Innovations in Financial Capability

By Center for Financial Inclusion staff After over a year of research, we at the Center are excited to launch...

Spotlight on Ivan Mancillas: A Compartamos Founder

Spotlight on Ivan Mancillas: A Compartamos Founder

I have just returned from an incredible summer internship as an Accion Ambassador at Grupo Compartamos in Mexico City. Looking...

The Social Responsibility Umbrella of Banco Compartamos

The Social Responsibility Umbrella of Banco Compartamos

Part of my summer assignment for La Fundación at Grupo Compartamos is to research social impact measurement and propose a...

The Importance of Investing in Human Beings through Compartamos’ Philosophy

The Importance of Investing in Human Beings through Compartamos’ Philosophy

This week marks my fifth week at Grupo Compartamos and it’s hard to believe how fast time is flying. There...

Microfinance in the ‘Real Mexico’

Microfinance in the ‘Real Mexico’

Oaxaca is a state often referred to as “The Real Mexico”. Its rich indigenous roots combined with a strong colonial...

A Sweeter Side of Microfinance

A Sweeter Side of Microfinance

Normally I don’t like reading microfinance stories about the proverbial, impoverished woman who is able to change her life with...

The kind of insurance that’s NOT in the news

The kind of insurance that’s NOT in the news

All of a sudden, insurance is a word I’m hearing a lot. Not only can I not open any US...