What is Accion?

Since our founding in 1961, we have worked tirelessly to empower people who are underserved, revolutionizing financial services for people who are left out.

Mission & vision

3 Billion People Live in or Near Poverty

Our vision is to build a financially inclusive world with access to economic opportunity for all.

Our mission is to give people the financial tools they need to improve their lives.

Accion has proven time and time again that financial services can be made available; that individual lives and the prosperity of communities can be significantly enhanced; and that this can be done at scale and sustainably. Our work helps people, small businesses, and communities grow and thrive. We challenge and engage the industry, its leaders, and its regulators to achieve a financially inclusive world.

Our impact

110+ partners

Global Reach

Reaching tens of millions of families and entrepreneurs through more than 110 partners

50 countries

Global Reach

Reaching tens of millions of families and entrepreneurs in 50 countries

30 million

Lives Touched

People touched by our work with partners around the world

45+ million

Clients Protected

Clients served by Smart Campaign-certified financial institutions in 39 countries

More impact

Read about what we've accomplished with our partners.

Case Studies

How we work

We are helping families and businesses reach their economic potential and build better lives.

See How