Stories From The HeartHere you can find examples of how MasterCard and its employees are making the world a better place.

Stories From The Heart

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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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Junior Achievement

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

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Smart Consumer In Latin America

MasterCard believes that financial literacy and management skills have the power to change lives...

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Purchase With A Purpose In Japan

The act of giving is very powerful. It is how we nourish each other, connect as a culture, and do good in the world...

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Red Cross Partnership

Every year, the Red Cross responds to nearly 70,000 disasters - from home fires to major hurricanes. Since 2005, as the country responded with open arms ...

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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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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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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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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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CREATE-GROW-SUSTAIN

CREATE, GROW, SUSTAIN

On April 22, Earth Day, the Business Roundtable released its 2013 sustainability report, "Create, Grow, Sustain: How Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good" ...

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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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MASTERYOURCARD

MASTER YOUR CARD

Master Your Card is a free public education initiative created by MasterCard that helps consumers, small business groups and governments get more from their money ...

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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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Supplier Diversity

At MasterCard, we believe firmly that one of the best ways to address the diverse needs of the global marketplace is by ensuring that the demographics of our suppliers reflect those of our customers...

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Are You Credit Wise?

In college, that first taste of independence and financial freedom can be a bit overwhelming for students...

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Combating Intellectual Property Piracy On The Internet

E-commerce is an incredible tool that is opening doors to new opportunities for businesses and consumers around the world who are using it to their advantage...

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Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography

The world should be a place where children are safe from abuse and exploitation, which is why MasterCard has been a proud member of the Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography since its inception in 2006...

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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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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE

INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE

As a global company, MasterCard is committed to aiding in disaster relief and recovery efforts around the world ...

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COMM REVITALIZATION

COMMERCIAL REVITALIZATION IN NEW YORK CITY

In the hardest-hit business corridors, Hurricane Sandy damaged or destroyed approximately 13,000 businesses through flooding, high winds, and fires across New York City ...

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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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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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