Financial InclusionThrough innovation and education, we're working to ensure that no one is left behind.

Financial Inclusion

We believe that all people should have an opportunity to participate in the global economy. However, millions of people around the world lack access to the most basic financial tools. They don't have secure places to save money, reliable ways to transfer it, or safe ways to transport it. Our payment innovations, such as prepaid and mobile solutions, as well as our philanthropic and consumer education programs, bring the benefit of finance to the unbanked and underbanked, helping them build a stronger future for themselves, their families and their communities.

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Wanda

In Latin America, only 35% of the population has access to financial services leaving millions of people without access to products and services that could improve their lives...

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Nfte

Throughout the course of history, entrepreneurs have been the dreamers and doers who have driven innovation, fueled growth, and helped to solve society's problems...

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Opportunity Finance Network

Opportunity Finance Network

MasterCard has partnered with Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) to support Create Jobs for USA, an initiative aimed at helping create and sustain jobs ...

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THE MASTERCARD FOUNDATION

THE MASTERCARD FOUNDATION

The MasterCard Foundation is an independent, private foundation based in Toronto, Canada. It was established through the generosity...

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Power Of Prepaid

Every day, we use our technology and expertise to make payments safer, simpler and smarter...

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FINANCIAL INCLUSION 2020

FINANCIAL INCLUSION 2020

How will major forces such as demographic change, income growth, urbanization, and technology influence the evolution of financial inclusion over the next decade?...

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EMPOWER WOMEN

EMPOWERING WOMEN IN MYANMAR

In the midst of transitioning to democracy, Myanmar is undergoing rapid cultural and political shifts that have created economic opportunity ...

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TRUST-FOR-AMERICAS

TRUST FOR THE AMERICAS

In Brazil, some estimates put youth unemployment at almost 18%. With limited access to quality education, many young Brazilians are left susceptible ...

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PRINCE'S TRUST

PRINCE'S TRUST

The Prince's Trust gives practical and financial support to disadvantaged young people in the United Kingdom who need help to develop skills, confidence and motivation ..

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PROJECT INSPIRE

PROJECT INSPIRE

Women everywhere are the pillar of our families and communities. A glance at cultures and societies around the world reveals an unfortunate truth: women can also be marginalized...

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Grameen Foundation

Starting in rural Colombia, MasterCard has partnered with Grameen Foundation to provide rural farmers in the most remote, hardest to reach areas with the means to access timely and relevant information...

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U.S. Treasury as Cashless Pioneer

Government benefits in the United States have long been distributed by check...

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Pro Mujer

In the neighborhood of Milpa Alta in Mexico City, many women face a constant uphill struggle to break the cycle of poverty...

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Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement

Around the world, schools are teaching our children to understand the world and how it works...

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INT YOUTH FOUNDATION

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOUNDATION

Each year, as many as 12 million young people in India enter the labor market seeking jobs that can support themselves and their families. And yet the economy ...

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ELEVATE

ELEVATE

MasterCard and Mercy Corps are using the power of technology to pilot a mobile-based voucher system to deliver aid more efficiently in times of emergency ...

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YOUR MONEY SMARTER

YOUR MONEY SMARTER

Your Money Smarter is a four-week SMS text-based financial inclusion and education program that delivers relevant financial tips ...

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