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The Future of Finance in Myanmar is Digital

The Future of Finance in Myanmar is Digital

By Jason Loughnane Recently, we traveled to Myanmar to see for ourselves how the arrival of technology is changing the...

Election time in Zambia!

By Jitske Cnossen On 11 August 2016, Zambia’s presidential and legislative election will take place. During this national vote, Edgar...

Transport of booths in Zoona truck

If you want to get the job done, better do it yourself.

By Jitske Cnossen When I joined Zoona’s set-up team for a day, I witnessed a very smooth transportation and installment...

On-boarding at Zoona

By Jitske Cnossen Accion’s Ambassadors program offers me the opportunity to work for a little over two months at Zoona....

Emmanuel Ndosi, store owner, client of Accion partner Akiba, Tanzania

Mobile Banking and Customer Adoption in Tanzania

By Kathleen Yaworsky Can technology like mobile banking replace bank staff to more efficiently deliver financial services to the underserved?...

Three things I ‘re-learned’ as an Ambassador at Swadhaar in Mumbai

Three things I ‘re-learned’ as an Ambassador at Swadhaar in Mumbai

While at first I felt as though my time in Mumbai, serving as an Accion Ambassador at Swadhaar FinAccess, had...

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...

Welcome to Zambia!

Welcome to Zambia!

My first ten days at Mobile Transactions Zambia Limited (MTZL) have been more exciting and inspiring than I had imagined....

What makes excellent consultancy? — Open mind, big picture, and quick adaptation to local environment

What makes excellent consultancy? — Open mind, big picture, and quick adaptation to local environment

How an international organization, like ACCION, can provide effective consultancy to a very localized institution, like Bayan Rongxing VTB in...

SURPRISE from Bayan

SURPRISE from Bayan

Bayan, China- My first impression of Bayan, Harbin, China started off with the surprise of … how expensive watermelons are...