ACCION Texas and Akorbi Consulting partner in Spanish translation of ACCION Texas website
ACCION Texas and Akorbi Language Consulting proudly announce the completion of the Spanish version of the ACCION Texas website and roll-out of the site on May 5, 2008
Akorbi Language Consulting, who received a microloan from ACCION Texas early in its business development, provided the translation services as a pro-bono service. “We are very grateful and thrilled that our former client Akorbi and their CEO Claudia Mirza have provided this wonderful service to us. It is wonderful to see a one-time client become so successful and now become a donor to ACCION Texas,” says Janie Barrera, ACCION Texas President and CEO.
Akorbi Language Consulting, a fast-growing woman- and minority-owned language solutions company based in Irving, TX, provides high-quality translation of materials, interpreters for events throughout the United States, and the localization of software applications and websites. In the last three years, the company has grown to be one of the most well-respected translation firms in the United States on the heels of strong client relationships with top Fortune 500 companies.
ACCION Texas is the nation’s largest 501(c) (3) non-profit loan fund. Its mission is to provide loans to small business owners who cannot secure access to commercial credit. Through its loans and other services, ACCION Texas helps micro entrepreneurs strengthen their businesses, stabilize and increase their incomes, create additional employment and contribute to the economic revitalization of their communities. ACCION Texas has successfully fulfilled its mission providing $66.7 million in over 8,800 loans to over 5,900 clients. Almost 70% of ACCION Texas clients in the state are Hispanic.
ACCION Texas offers fixed rate loans from $500 to $50,000. Terms are typically 12–24 months and clients can be starting business or strengthening existing enterprises. Loans can be used to pay rent, buy inventory and equipment, enhance working capital, and hire employees. Financial and business management training and other technical assistance is provided through expert staff and a wide network of economic development partners.
ACCION Texas and Akorbi Language Consulting proudly announce the completion of the Spanish version of the ACCION Texas website and roll-out of the site on May 5, 2008.