MasterCard & Mercy Corps Program Sees an Average 218% Increase in Participant Knowledge of Key Business and Financial Concepts Tweet this: News: #MasterCard adds US$25,000 to train #women entrepreneurs in rural #Myanmar http://bit.ly/18UnVlm Singapore, 5 November, 2013 – Women entrepreneurs will benefit from new funding to support business literacy initiatives in rural Myanmar, MasterCard announced today. The additional …
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  Speaking at CMEP – the premier payments conference in Brazil – Ann Cairns, President International Markets for MasterCard, highlighted today that a new model to bring financial inclusion to billions of excluded people is much needed.   “Bringing financial services to the excluded using traditional methods isn’t getting us there fast enough. We need …
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Recently, the World Bank set a goal of universal financial access by 2020.  And it’s an ambitious one when you consider 2.5 billion adults around the world lack access to basic financial tools.  And in most cases they have to rely on cash to manage their lives, leaving them vulnerable to loss or theft. Over …
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Over the last year I have had the privilege to work on MasterCard’s partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The partnership, which celebrated its one year anniversary this September, is committed to using the latest technology and innovations in food assistance to meet the needs of the world’s hungry and vulnerable populations. …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste: NEWS: #MasterCard & @WFP launch e-cards for Syrian refugees in Lebanon http://bit.ly/1g2IsOh #digitalfood #zerohunger LONDON/BEIRUT – As part of its massive humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rolling out an innovative electronic voucher programme in Lebanon that will allow hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees to …
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