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Challenge The MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize 2017

The MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize 2017

STATUS: Awarded
Posted: Apr 04 2017
Challenge ID: 9933992
 
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Abstract

The MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize 2017 is looking for the world’s most impactful and sustainable financial services provider that puts “clients at the centre” of its thinking and operations for the benefit of poor people in developing countries.

The Prize consists of a US$150,000 award to expand or reinforce client-centric practices within the winning organisation.

Submissions must be received by 11:59 PM GMT (UK) on June 05, 2017. For further information about this Prize and to apply, please click here to be directed to its dedicated website.

 

Overview

For the third consecutive year, we are looking for the world’s most impactful and sustainable financial services provider that puts “clients at the centre” of its thinking and operations for the benefit of poor people in developing countries. 

The Prize consists of a US$150,000 award to expand or reinforce client-centric practices within the winning organisation. 

In 2016, the competition’s top three finalists presented their proposals to leading industry professionals at The MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion, held in Kigali, Rwanda. Last year’s winner of the Prize, decided by the Symposium attendees, was the remittance transfer company Hello Paisa. The 2015 edition of the Symposium and the Prize took place in Cape Town, South Africa. Then, micro-insurance firm BIMA mobile was awarded top honours. 

You can watch the winning presentations from the 2015 and 2016 Symposia in this link

This year, the top five applicants will be invited to attend The MasterCard Foundation Symposium in Accra, Ghana on November 8-9, 2017.  The top three finalists will present in their client-centric practices to the audience, which will decide who wins the Prize. 

Submissions must be received by 11:59 PM GMT (UK) on June 05, 2017. For further information about this Prize and to apply, please click here to be directed to its dedicated website.

 

 

 

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