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Dispatch from India—With Small Loans, Big Impact

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Financial inclusion isn’t a one-size-fits-all process, with more than 2 billion people worldwide living outside the global financial system. Traditional methods such as savings accounts or credit cards are no longer adequate or up to the challenge of bringing in those billions of people living on the outer fiscal fringe. The good news: advances in big data and technology—sometimes as simple as a mobile phone app—along with changes in regulation and creative partnerships between the public and private sectors are providing new pathways to help people gain financial stability.

MetLife Foundation's Annual Report on Financial Inclusion - Pillar 2: Access to Services

Advancing the development and delivery of high quality financial products and services like savings, insurance, and credit.
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MetLife Foundation: Financial Inclusion / Into Action 

BURO is a respected and successful microfinance provider in Bangladesh.

The Financial Inclusion Challenge: Celebrating Innovative Solutions

Meet the Financial Inclusion Challenge finalists, then cast your vote between June 17 and June 26 for the competition’s People’s Choice winner
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By Nandika Madgavkar, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Responsibility, MetLife Inc.  

We all love to be heard and what can be better than being heard so that we can have a positive impact on individuals and communities who need it most. Now is your chance! 

MetLife Foundation's Annual Report on Financial Inclusion - Pillar 1: Access & Knowledge

Increasing low- income families’ readiness, willingness, and ability to engage with the financial sector..
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MetLife Military Veteran’s Network (MVET) introduced the Foundation to VeteransPlus, a national not-for-profit serving veterans and active duty military personnel.

Metlife Foundation Makes Significant Progress Towards $200 Million, Five Year Commitment to Financial Inclusion

The Newly Released 2014 Annual Report Highlights Key Achievements and Opportunities
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NEW YORK, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, MetLife Foundation released its 2014 Annual Report, Into Action, highlighting its activities and showcasing a broad array of partners, grantees and activities.

MetLife Assists Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

MetLife Foundation Makes a US$250,000 Donation to the Disaster Area
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HONG KONG, April 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Today, MetLife Foundation announced that it is making a contribution of $250,000 (USD) to International Medical Corps’ Nepal Earthquake Fund, which is already at work on the ground providing vital relief supplies to those in need, lifesaving healthcare services to the survivors of the earthquake and critical training to medical first responders.

MetLife Foundation Sponsors ‘The Financial Inclusion Challenge’

The Challenge, Developed in Conjunction with the Wall Street Journal, Launches in Asia
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HONG KONG, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, MetLife Foundation announced its exclusive sponsorship and launch of The Financial Inclusion Challenge.

Roundtable on Aging and Financial Inclusion in Latin America

Joint Initiative between Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, HelpAge International, and MetLife Foundation
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Over 40 leaders from across Latin America, including the banking, microfinance, academic, and aging advocacy sectors, joined together in Bogota, Colombia for a roundtable on the topic of Aging and Financial Inclusion. This meeting focused specifically on aging demographics in Latin America and the increasing need for access to quality financial services—including pensions, savings, insurance, loans, and payments.

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Over 40 leaders from across Latin America, including the banking, microfinance, academic, and aging advocacy sectors, joined together in Bogota, Colombia for a roundtable on the topic of Aging and Financial Inclusion. This meeting focused specifically on aging demographics in Latin America and the increasing need for access to quality financial services—including pensions, savings, insurance, loans, and payments.

MetLife Foundation and Habitat for Humanity International Announce Global Partnership

Funding will support new home builds, repairs and renovations in several countries, including the United States, Brazil, Korea, the United Kingdom, Mexico, India and Bangladesh
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August 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation announced today that it will donate $250,000 to Habitat for Humanity International to support the organization’s mission of providing safe, decent and affordable housing across the globe.

The 2014 partnership funding, along with the volunteer efforts of MetLife employees, will support new home builds, repairs and renovations in partnership with low-income families in several countries, including the United States, Brazil, Korea, the United Kingdom, Mexico, India and Bangladesh.

MetLife Foundation: Access to Insights Overview

MetLife Foundation supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community
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MetLife Foundation's commitment to providing underserved communities with access to knoweldge and services also supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community.

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