MetLife Foundation and MicroSave Launch "i3" Program in Vietnam
MicroSave and the MetLife Foundation launched the “i3” program at an event in Hanoi on November 14, aimed at improving the financial health of low- to moderate-income communities around the country.
Standing for Innovate, Implement and Impact, the program will assist such communities by supporting financial services institutions that are focusing their digital transformation initiatives on this particular segment.
In the i3 program, MicroSave has partnered with banks, microfinance providers, fintechs, and other financial service providers that are using technology to build products and services specifically for the financially excluded and underserved in Vietnam.
The three-year program, funded by the MetLife Foundation, is being implemented in four Asian countries, led by MicroSave in Bangladesh and Vietnam and by UNCDF in China and Malaysia. The program will have a shared learning platform to ensure that lessons learned are shared across markets....