Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
The MasterCard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provide greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one of the largest private foundations its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion to create an inclusive and equitable world. Based in Toronto, Canada, its independence was established by Mastercard when the Foundation was created in 2006. For more information and to sign up for the Foundation’s newsletter, please visit www.mastercardfdn.org. Follow the Foundation at @MastercardFdn on Twitter.
Financial Education: A Path Towards Inclusion
This ProSavings knowledge product introduces different approaches and experiences with financial education methodologies for savings, targeted to low-income populations. The document features the work carried out in this topic by Monitor Group, Smart Campaign, the World Bank, the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Proyecto Capital, and Microfinance Opportunities. It is a consolidation of the contents presented during a workshop held by the MIF in the Fall of 2012 in collaboration with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF).
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