ACCION International announced the release of a new white paper, ACCION’s Model for Social Change, articulating the aspirations, rationale and key new strategic initiatives driving ACCION’s mission to help alleviate poverty.
ACCION’s Model for Social Change outlines why financial services are particularly suited to mitigating risk and fostering self-help, and explains how ACCION intends to catalyze large-scale social change. The ACCION approach includes demonstration of effective models for replication, innovation to solve key microfinance industry challenges, and promotion of best practices and collaboration within the field.
Importantly, ACCION is broadening its target audience, from informal-sector microentrepreneurs in urban Latin America, to all types of low-income families, urban and rural, worldwide.
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