MetLife Foundation Annual Report 2015

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MetLife Foundation Annual Report 2015

MetLife Foundation works in both developing and developed economies to expand and improve financial services. We fund approaches that help low- and moderate-income people: improve basic cash flow management, prepare for life’s inevitable challenges, take advantage of opportunities, achieve their short- and long-term goals.

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Expanding Access to Basic Healthcare
Along with affordable housing, access to basic healthcare is one of the most important building blocks of financial well-being. Vital Healthcare Capital, or V-Cap, is a nonprofit community development financial institution that provides capital to support quality healthcare services and good healthcare jobs in low-income communities. Founded in 2011, V-Cap has grown quickly, thanks to funding...
Jul 13, 2016 8:00 AM ET
MetLife Foundation | Innovative Financing for Affordable Housing
MicroBuild is an investment fund launched by Habitat for Humanity, one of the world’s leading champions of affordable housing and an organization whose builds attract the enthusiastic participation of MetLife associates every year. Habitat launched MicroBuild to demonstrate the viability of housing-focused microloans as an effective financial tool for lower-income households in the developing...
Jul 1, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Beyond “One Size Fits All "Financial Services
Svasti Microfinance India
Jun 17, 2016 8:00 AM ET
MetLife Foundation | Applying Behavioral Science to Improve Financial Outcomes
Nonprofits and donors working in financial inclusion have devoted great attention to the issue of access: that is, to ensuring that more of the 2 billion people currently excluded from the financial sector gain access to financial services. And while access is necessary, it’s not sufficient to ensure long-term financial health. Behavioral science research from ideas42 found that people want to...
Jun 15, 2016 4:00 PM ET
MetLife Foundation | 'Fair Finance' Finding Alternatives to Subprime
Fair Finance United Kingdom People sometimes assume that financial exclusion is strictly a developing world issue. But even in advanced economies, important disparities exist, often along racial or socioeconomic class lines, between who is and is not included in the financial mainstream. Fair Finance is a key MetLife Foundation partner...
Jun 8, 2016 3:00 PM ET