The Global State of Financial Inclusion in 2015 - A Study by The Economist Intelligence Unit
According to EIU's recent study, two-thirds of the 55 countries studied have improved their enabling environment for financial inclusion in all areas in the past year. Peru, Colombia, and the Philippines remain at the forefront of the international country rankings.
Developed by the EIU in collaboration with the Multilateral Investment Fund (a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group) and CAF—Development Bank of Latin America, and with additional financial and technical support from the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and the MetLife Foundation, the Microscope is intended to benchmark national progress on financial inclusion and catalyse reform.
Download the Report here.
MetLife Foundation makes grants to partners with the ability to reach large numbers of underserved households around the world, increasing their readiness, willingness and ability to engage with the financial sector.
MetLife Foundation works with experts in the field to deliver high-quality products and services like credit, savings, and insurance to low-income individuals. We want to ensure that these individuals have the tools, incentives, and motivation to improve the lives of their families and communities.
MetLife Foundation Partners with Duke University to Help Underserved Americans Better Manage Their Finances
MetLife Foundation's $7.9 million, three-year grant will support Duke University in launching the CommonCents Lab, an initiative that will apply behavioral economics to identify new ways to help millions of Americans improve their saving and spending habits.
Financial Inclusion: From Theory Into Action
MetLife Foundation’s strategy stresses practical, hands-on solutions that can help low-income people succeed in improving their financial lives—and that financial institutions can deliver sustainably.