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The official twitter account for the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth. Empowering people through inclusive economies. RT ≠ endorsement.
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Mastercard Center 12h
An initiative by , & is revolutionizing how small shops do business. Jaza Duka combines data, supply chain management & to think about eligibility for credit differently. Learn more:
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Mastercard Center 13h
Once you digitize a trail of money coming to a woman she automatically gets 40% more than she was getting before - that’s 40% more for her to make better decisions for her & her family. -
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Mastercard Center 13h
who do not have financial capability are at risk - that’s why is so focused on ID. It gives women the opportunity to access what they need to thrive. -
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Mastercard Center 13h
The fact is, 1.5B people in the world do not have formal identity - the majority are . What does this mean? It means she’s cut off of any network that allows access for her own growth and prosperity.
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Mastercard Center 13h
Center President is currently speaking at 's in an Inclusive Economy: “At the Center the integration of private, public & academic sectors is how we see exponential change happening on the ground.”
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Mastercard Center 17h
Mobile phones can connect people to the jobs, business opportunities & services they need to move out of poverty. New poll: 83% of adults in developing economies have a mobile phone as of 2018. More from Center Fellow
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Mastercard Center Apr 18
Bringing people into the formal economy connects them to networks they may not have otherwise had access to. Eg, putting financial resources in the hands of in a safe & private manner will help them to procure nutritious food for themselves:
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Mastercard News Apr 18
Free tomorrow and in the NYC area? Check out Founder and President at the Women in an Inclusive Economy Conference at
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Eva-Maria Baumer Apr 18
Are you up for a challenge? partners with ’s great podcast to launch a fun challenge. How can you help over 1.5 billion people worldwide gain a foothold in the formal economy? Submit your best ideas to join an episode of Good luck! 🙌🏼💪
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Mastercard Center Apr 18
1.7B adults remain outside the formal economy (). To reach the unbanked, financial services providers should consider why they may be choosing to stay in the informal sector. Learn more from :
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Mastercard Center Apr 17
Replying to @NextBillion
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NextBillion Apr 12
Congratulations to Mastercard + ! Their solution for Kenyan is a finalist. Revisit the writeup and learn more here:
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Mastercard News Apr 16
Free this Friday and in the NYC area? Check out Founder and President at the Women in an Inclusive Economy Conference at
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Mastercard Center Apr 17
Asia’s rapid digital growth places businesses & policymakers in the challenging position of needing to best leverage the benefits digitalization brings while learning how to mitigate some of its risks. Learn more:
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Mastercard Center Apr 17
According to the latest 's Metro Monitor most metro areas grew more inclusive in 2017, but earnings in many have yet to reach pre-recession levels. Learn more:
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Mastercard Center Apr 16
A analysis of 10 important measures finds that over the past two decades some individual gaps have narrowed considerably, though most still persist. Learn more:
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Mastercard Center Apr 16
In much of the global south, formal jobs are hard to find. A recent report estimates 61% of work globally & 85% of it in sub-Saharan Africa is informal. Learn how the rise of digital-based gig work is transforming work
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Palladium Apr 16
allow for greater , accountability, and opportunities—particularly for women in the developing world. Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth on creating greater access:
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Mastercard News Apr 15
. is back with a new for the audience featuring and . Find out how you can earn a chance to join on a future episode of his award-winning podcast.
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Mastercard Center Apr 15
“Microlending not only empowers women to launch businesses, lessening their reliance on having one primary employer, it has the potential to transform entire communities.”—. New study suggests the effectiveness of group lending:
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