MetLife Foundation Makes Significant Progress Towards $200 Million, Five Year Commitment to Financial Inclusion
MetLife Foundation released its 2015 Annual Report, highlighting its activities and showcasing a broad array of partners, grantees and activities.
In 2013, the Foundation committed $200 million over five years to ensure that more people across the globe have access to the quality financial services they need to build better lives. To date, it has committed more than $100 million towards that goal. The report highlights the partners and areas where those grants have helped advance the cause.
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.
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.
The report has been developed by the EIU in collaboration with MetLife Foundation and other organizations.
Download the Report here.
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.