Our investments

Uplifting everyone, everywhere through knowledge and skill-building tools for equitable access to trusted, convenient ways to move money.

Partners in our global collaborative community

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Visa partnership with Daraz to add value to the Daraz University, an educational platform that equips SME merchant with the skills they need to run and grow their online businesses.

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Visa partnership with Neolli to support the digitization of SMBs like artisans in Morocco. Neolli is also a previous She’s Next Winner, that Visa has invested in to help grow and scale a women-led business.
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Visa partnership with Panelys to support cocoa and coffee farmers in of Côte d'Ivoire through financial education initiatives and Visa technology to help digitize these small farm holders.

International Trade Centre

Visa partnership with the International Trade Centre to support youth led and eCommerce small businesses in Africa through a series of training, workshops and mentorship programmes.

CEMEA use cases for SMBs 

Neolli: Weaving Moroccan artisans into the digital economy
Zarina: A tale of digital empowerment in Kyrgyzstan's commerce
Field to cloud: Thrive agric's digitization of traditional farming in Nigeria

Employees making a difference

Visa encourages and supports employees to make an impact in ways that inspire them, whether that is through volunteering, giving or empowering people and communities in need.

Volunteer Time Off

Employees receive 16 hours of Volunteer Time Off.

Mentorship and loan programs

Our workforce helps with small business mentorship and Kiva loan programs.

Dollars for Doers

Employees earn $10 per hour of volunteering to give back to charity.

Doing measurable good

Small and micro business

50 M

We are committed to digitally enable 50 million small and micro businesses worldwide by 2023, as part of our efforts to advance digital equity.

Equity and Inclusion

500 M

We met our goal to provide 500 million unbanked/underserved people access to digital payment accounts by 2020 and are continuing the work.


80 %

We had 80% of our employees participate in Visa programs to give back to their communities in 2022.*

* Data assessed during fiscal year 2022 (FY22), which runs from October 2021 to September 2022


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Visa's social impact initiatives were recognized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco. Visa was awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility award, an award to businesses whose projects have a positive impact in the community. Highlights from the ceremony American Chamber of Commerce Award

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Democratic Republic of Congo

In the DRC, Visa and the Vodacom Foundation partnered to support the social and economic empowerment of 500 women living with disabilities, by providing small business grants to launch kiosks/shops for recharge and daily usage items and enabling digital cashless payments. Visa DRC received a certificate of Merit from the Vodacom foundation and Ministry in charge of people living with disabilities 

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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth awarded Sidrah Oman with the prestigious Youth Excellence Award for 2023, in the category of Youth Activities. Visa is one of the funders of the Sidrah Youth Leadership Program which focuses on shaping ethical future leaders, cultivating positive mindsets, building strong relationships for effective leadership, financial confidence, business and digital literacy skills which has impacted over 1000 individuals to date.

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Visa Foundation seeks to support inclusive economies where everyone, everywhere can thrive.