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ACCION International

56 Roland Street
Suite 300
Boston, MA 02129
U.S.

Contact: Bruce MacDonald, Senior Vice President, Communications
Phone: 617-625-7080 ext 141
Fax: 617-625-7020
URL: www.accion.org
Email: bmacdonald@accion.org
ACCION International

ACCION International is a private, nonprofit organization with the mission of giving people the financial tools they need to work their way out of poverty. By providing "micro" loans, business training and other financial services to poor men and women who start their own businesses, ACCION helps people work their way up the economic ladder, with dignity and pride.

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After working in a factory for years, Arnulfo created a better life by starting his own weaving business. He watched the weavers of San Salvador and built up merchandise – from brooms to bassinettes – and quit his factory job to sell handiwork full-time. Then, in February 2001 an earthquake destroyed his business. With the help of Integral, an ACCION partner, he built back his enterprise. Today, 58 year-old José buys wicker in bulk and sells $300 worth/week. Full Story

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