Accion Arkansas is an extension of Accion Texas Inc., a nonprofit, multi-state micro-and small business lender that helps new and existing entrepreneurs successfully grow their businesses. Through affordable lending and business development services, Accion Arkansas is committed to empowering diverse individuals and small businesses that have limited access to traditional sources of capital. Accion Texas Inc. manages the nation’s largest microloan portfolio and operates 21 offices in eight states: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. The organization is the largest member of the Accion U.S. Network. Founded in San Antonio in 1994, Accion Texas Inc. has disbursed more than 15,000 loans totaling more than $150 million. For more information, visit www.arkansas.acciontexas.org or call 888-215-2373.