We want everyone, everywhere to thrive

Social Impact is part of Visa’s commitment to advancing inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth for everyone, everywhere. Our focus is on driving initiatives that use the scale of our network, our products, our financial resources, and the collective expertise and commitment of our employees, to reach those traditionally underserved, providing them with access to resources that can help improve their economic livelihoods, businesses and communities.

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.


85 %

We had 85% of our employees participate in Visa programs to give back to their communities in FY 2021.

Featured programs and partnerships

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.

Visa Foundation

Social impact insights and research

Unlocking the Benefits of Digital Payments: Insights from Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, the government has led a push into digital payments as part of a national growth and development strategy. The initial transformation in the biggest cities happened rapidly, over a few years. This has created a meaningful opportunity to understand how Uzbek citizens have experienced the transition so far and what needs to be done now to extend the benefits of digital payments across the country.

Read the insights from Uzbekistan