In case you missed it, Facebook unveiled an impossibly grandiose and impeccably choreographed initiative to take over the world.

There was a white paper[i], announcing the ambitious scope. Among other things, it talked about the lack of social and credit infrastructure in many developing countries and the inherent unfairness of it all.

“I’m focused on this because I believe it is one of the greatest challenges of our generation. The unfair economic reality is that those already on Facebook have way more money than the rest of the world combined…”

Facebook’s solution was a global partnership effort, spearheaded by it, but supported by dozens of influential partner organisations.