Three billion people in the world do not have access to basic financial services. This means that they face significant challenges to start or grow a small business and save money. These photographs were produced on assignment for ACCION, a Boston based micro lender. They will be used in the 2016 Annual Report and on the web
John Rae is a professional documentary and commercial photographer based in NYC. His clients include Fortune 500 companies and leading International Nongovernmental Organizations. For 20 years John has photographed extensively in over 60 countries and those photographs have appeared in major publications in the US, Europe, and Australia. John specializes in photographs of people on location. He knows how difficult it is to produce photographs under demanding circumstances and how rewarding that hard work can be. Through all these experiences, John has become skilled at working with organizations and their clients to produce compelling photographs. His work has won numerous awards and has been exhibited in one person and group shows across the world.