Listen to John Ravitz from the American Red Cross talk about how MasterCard's prepaid cards helped people who were driven from their homes by a major fire.
Examples and case studies
At the May 2013 World Economic Forum on Africa, the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission and MasterCard announced the planned issuance of 13 million National Identity Smart Cards as a pilot program. This case study describes what is considered the broadest financial inclusion initiative of its kind on the African continent.
New Taipei city government began constructing and integrating the public cloud and service cloud, not only to strengthen city government operations and that of its subordinate agencies, but also to determine public sentiment regarding government services. Get details in this Microsoft case study.
The city of Fès, Morocco, needed a way to more clearly quantify the needs of its citizens and the associated performance of its agencies. The African Development Bank chose Fès to test the AfDB City Dashboard, developed with Microsoft and designed to help cities monitor their service performance. Learn more in this case study.