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Financial Inclusion Projects

Projects of MetLife Bangladesh

BURO and MicroSave

Project Name: Mobile Banking & Agent Network

Brief Description: Through the grant MetLife Foundation is supporting the design and test of the technology enabled business model for their existing and new clients with a goal to improve operational efficiency, lesser risks and offer a wider range of convenient and affordable financial services. By developing and testing sustainable digital banking models, BURO will be able to serve their 1.4 million customers seeking flexible, convenient financial services.

Concern Worldwide

Project Name: Graduation of Extreme Poor Engaging in Business and Finance (GEP-EBF).

Grant Description: With this grant, Concern Worldwide will bring around 1000 households out of extreme poverty through its graduation pathway model over three years. This is a comprehensive support and handholding program with a focus on women and households living in extreme poverty.

BFA and SAJIDA Foundation

Project Name: Building Portfolios for the Poor

Grant Description: Through this grant, BFA is partnering with Sajida Foundation, an NGO-MFI in Bangladesh to equip them with analytic tools and technical know-how to better serve their clients through targeted products and delivery channels. By "cross-selling" multiple financial products, microfinance organizations can improve and ensure client retention, secure their niche against larger competitors, and better serve their clients.


Project Name: Financial Inclusion for Readymade Garment Workers in Bangladesh.

Grant Description: MetLife Foundation is supporting Swisscontact to improve financial knowledge of 7500 readymade garment factory workers (mostly women) through counseling/social campaign drive and activate bank-based transactions for 1100 workers during the 15-month pilot phase. The increased knowledge and adoption of improved financial planning and access to banking support will enable customers maintain their own credit history that can be critical for availing competitive credit offers (products) and, in the long term, to plan for financial security in times of hardship or crisis

Sesame Workshop

Project Name: Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families

Grant Description: Through this grant, Sesame and MetLife Foundation have developed the innovative, multi-media initiative “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families” to help children and parents have aspirations, set goals, make plans, save money, and understand how everyday choices can help achieve dreams.