Accion has a commitment to support families and small businesses in the Northern Triangle countries – Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador – and help address the root causes of migration. Over the next three years, Accion, a global leader in microfinance and fintech impact investing, will provide advice, guidance and consulting services to the financial institutions that are helping micro and small business owners in the region – ultimately benefitting more than 400,000 people. In making this commitment, Accion is a founding partner in Vice President Kamala Harris’ recent call to action to support economic development in the region. In this episode, Chris Hood is joined by Sam Maule, Google Cloud and special guest Michael Schlein, President and CEO of Accion, to discuss how they are joining forces with the White House to support digital and financial inclusion in Central America.
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