Empower citizens

Today, more than ever, there is a need to empower people by providing them with a financial education that can help secure their futures.

At Mastercard, we strongly believe that no one should be shut out of the global economy because of a lack of financial knowledge. Personal financial management is for anyone.

That's why we've created a range of tailored financial education programmes  in several markets around the world — from smart money management for young adults to security for cardholders and their banks to budget management for the unbanked and underbanked. Each of these programmes is designed to be a catalyst for financial inclusion, and are delivered in an interactive, personal and engaging way — whether it's through an online portal, new mobile technology or hands-on in the community.

One Example of programmes we offer are:

Master Your Card

Master Your Card is a free public education initiative created by Mastercard that helps consumers, small business groups and governments get more from their money by using prepaid, debit and credit cards to their advantage.

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