MetLife Renews Sponsorship Of “Multipliers of Prosperity” Financial Inclusion Site
Thursday, April 6, 2017
MetLife Foundation today proudly announces its third year as sponsor of Multipliers of Prosperity, an award winning custom content hub led by WSJ. Custom Studios that helps raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities in the realm of financial inclusion.
According to the World Bank’s Global Findex*, there are over two billion people globally, one third of whom are based in Asia, who lack access to basic financial tools such as bank accounts, credit and insurance. Low income people who lack financial services often resort to using informal methods which are significantly more expensive, less secure and less likely to assist low income households build better lives for themselves.
Multipliers of Prosperity provides an in-depth look at the world of financial inclusion and introduces the reader to innovative organizations who are making breakthroughs and are making a positive difference. The hub shares insights and chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken steps towards financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach their goals.
“Improving the financial health of low and moderate income individuals so they can secure a better financial future is a key component of the Foundation’s work,” said Chris Townsend, President, Asia, MetLife, Inc., and MetLife Foundation Board Member. “The steady rise of fintech solutions that address the needs of this underserved population is encouraging.”