Tata joins forces with MasterCard to empower 100 milllion women

The group hopes to bring their shared vision to fruition over the next five years through access to transformative mobile platforms comprising a range of financial, health and application services.

Mastercard and Visa cards

Tata Communications and MasterCard, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting closing plenary, announced a CGI Commitment to Action to financially empower 25,000 women sin the developing world, as part of a larger aim to ultimately reach 100 million women across the globe.

According to report by IT News Africa, the two companies joined forces with a network of partners including BrightstarCorp, Kiva, Tone, Trickle Up, and the Hillary Foundation.

Tata Communications, MasterCard and their network of partners will achieve their aim by taking a non-linear implementation approach as is often done in the technology sector.

The program will start with some pilot projects in India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Guatemala, aiming at 25,000 women.

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