Financial Inclusion

Investing for Good: Embracing the Long Journey

by Martina Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer, Mastercard
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BCtA is proud to feature this blog by member company Mastercard.

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BCtA is proud to feature this blog by member company Mastercard.

Deciphering the Data Deluge: Making Data More Useful for Financial Inclusion

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The excitement around Big Data in the financial inclusion space is understandable. Imagine a world where an emerging markets consumer can look at Google Maps and see financial access points throughout their local community, with enough real-time data to choose the financial services that best suit their needs. This scenario isn’t that far-fetched, says Camilla Nestor, CEO of MIX.

Accion and MetLife Foundation Announce Expanded Partnership to Advance Financial Inclusion

MetLife Foundation provides $5.4 million to Accion for programs in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Asia to leverage digital solutions to enhance underserved customers’ financial capabilities and engagement
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NEW YORK, February 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Global nonprofit Accion and MetLife Foundation announced today a new partnership to advance financial inclusion for underserved individuals around the world. The project – Building Financial Capabilities and Strengthening Institutions through Customer-Centered Innovations – aims to enhance financial customer engagement by building their capabilities. MetLife Foundation is providing $5.4 million in funding to support the program.

Citi Community Development, the City of New York and National Disability Institute Launch New National Initiative Aimed at Building the Financial Security of People With Disabilities

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NEW YORK, January 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Citi Community Development, the City of New York, and National Disability Institute (NDI) announced the launch of Empowered Cities, a new national initiative enabling municipalities to expand financial empowerment and economic inclusion for people living with disabilities and their families.

Acumen America Makes Its First Financial Inclusion Investment Under New Partnership With Metlife Foundation

First investment, EarnUp, helps low-income Americans manage their debt
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First investment, EarnUp, helps low-income Americans manage their debt

NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, and Citi Community Development Announce the Launch of the Nation’s First-Ever Municipal Service Design Studio Dedicated to Improving Services for Low-Income Residents

New Design Studio and Toolkit aim to enable NYC agencies to better meet the needs of NYC’s most vulnerable residents using a participatory process known as “service design.”
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NEW YORK, October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, and Citi Community Development announce the launch of the nation’s first-ever Service Design Studio and toolkit dedicated to making public services for low-income New Yorkers as effective and accessible as possible. The announcement took place at Parsons School of Design at the New School, where over 400 public servants, nonprofit leaders, and members of the design community gathered in support of the new initiative.

Grameen America Partners with Citi and Mastercard to Launch Transformative Digital Finance Platform for Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs

Leading U.S. microfinance organization implements suite of new financial technology solutions to promote financial inclusion for more than 86,000 women entrepreneurs
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Citi and Mastercard today announced a collaboration with Grameen America, a leading nonprofit microfinance organization, to introduce financial technology solutions that will significantly enhance the organization’s ability to promote digital financial access and inclusion for more than 86,000 low-income minority women entrepreneurs across the United States. 

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Citi and Mastercard today announced a collaboration with Grameen America, a leading nonprofit microfinance organization, to introduce financial technology solutions that will significantly enhance the organization’s ability to promote digital financial access and inclusion for more than 86,000 low-income minority women entrepreneurs across the United States. 

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