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Why Being Customer-Centric is a Supply Side Strategy

Part 1 of The Ebb and Flow of Customer-Centricity in Financial Inclusion
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By Evelyn Stark and Graham A.N. Wright[1]

MetLife and Habitat for Humanity Build Big with Long Island family

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On August 13, volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County and MetLife came together to build a new, more comfortable home in partnership with the Miranda family in Bellport. Supported by funding from MetLife Foundation, volunteers, equipped with hard hats and hammers, began construction by erecting the frames of both the interior walls and the roof creating a stable structure for this young couple and their children.

[Video] How the Poor Manage Money

By CGAP
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Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

Advisory: Habitat and MetLife Build Big for Long Island Family

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BELLPORT, N.Y., August 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - An annual tradition, volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk and MetLife Foundation will come together to build a new, and more comfortable, home in partnership with the Miranda family in Bellport. Volunteers, equipped with hard hats and hammers, will begin construction by erecting the frames of both the interior walls and roof creating a stable structure for this young couple and their children.

Three Ways to Make Mobile Money Work Worldwide

By Grameen Foundation
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Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

Inclusion in Myanmar: A New Hope

By the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
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Two Leading Researchers Receive 2015 Metlife Foundation Awards for Medical Research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference®

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WASHINGTON, July 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ – At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC® 2015) in Washington D.C, MetLife Foundation presented its annual MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research.  Major awards were presented to Randall Bateman, M.D. and Christian Haass, Ph.D. for their contributions in advancing Alzheimer’s disease research.

MetLife Foundation's Annual Report on Financial Inclusion - Pillar 3: Access to Insights

Investing in research and sharing what we learn with the financial inclusion community and beyond.
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The Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) Optimizing Performance Through Improved cross(X)-sell (OPTIX) project works with socially-driven financial service providers who can provide the full range of services low-income people need, not just credit. These institutions seek to meet their clients’ complete financial needs, and they also recognize that cross-selling financial products improves their own institutional sustainability.

Five Ideas to Make Microlending More Effective

By MetLife and WSJ Custom Studios
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Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes.

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