Financial inclusion 2.0
Mastercard is unlocking access to vital services around the world
Despite advances in the last five years, two billion people still lack the financial services to guard against risk, invest in their future and build better lives.
Mastercard, in partnership with financial institutions, merchants, governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), has the technology, scale and capacity to help governments solve this issue.
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Greater possibilities with financial inclusion
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) play a critical role in digitizing transactions
Mastercard is bringing more merchants into the fold by providing solutions that make card acceptance faster and more secure
On the road to financial security, financial inclusion is the first step
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Mastercard and Western Union are exploring a digital model for refugee camps
This collaboration could help refugees more easily access basic human goods, services and finances within settlements to create more sustainable economies
Ecosystem Design & Development
Robust financial inclusion requires entire ecosystems and a deep understanding of the unbanked, financial providers and government objectives. Mastercard helps address the fundamental areas of building successful ecosystems.
Targeting for high impact
Financial inclusion programs start with identification and analysis of country-specific high-impact financial inclusion use cases
Designing the Ecosystem
A well-designed ecosystem takes into account the right participants, their interdependencies, and creates a commercially viable, interoperable payments system
Funding the Ecosystem
A comprehensive, multi-year business case highlights the funding required to best support ecosystem build amongst private and public sector stakeholders
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Mexico City is joining London, Singapore, and a number of other cities that are working with Mastercard to foster sustainable urban development.
Mastercard is partnering with UI Labs to improve the access to and use of urban services, such as transportation.