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Empowering Africans with financial services is a critical step in the continent's development. That's why Citi is working to improve access to banking across Africa. So far, over 100 million people have benefited from partnerships with telecommunications providers. And, we've helped Africa-based NGOs use mobile payment technology for cash-disbursement.Explore these and other milestones in our
Three weeks. That's how long it took to deliver a message from New York to London in 1865, assuming there was smooth sailing. That changed a year later with the laying of the Transatlantic Cable, a Citi-funded venture that meant messages could be transmitted between continents in minutes. And what once required crossing an ocean now only took a few keystrokes.Learn more about our heritage