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Monday, 15. April 2019 - 16:06

New Innovate and Include Newsletter

We are delighted to announce the launch of the second issue of our Innovate and Include Newsletter. This quarter's publication has new and exciting features on the Fund's operations across the continent.

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Tuesday, 9. April 2019 - 11:12

Harnessing Mobile Connectivity to Promote Financial Inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa

Project Manager for Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity, Kevin Genga, analyzes how mobile connectivity can be used to increase support of agribusinesses, fintechs and financial service providers in order to boost productivity and alleviate poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Tuesday, 5. March 2019 - 9:02

Press Release: Five Companies to receive approximately $4.4 million support from the Fund

Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity has announced that five companies with projects in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, and Zambia will receive a collective sum of US$4,438,551 to implement their projects that will improve the lives of poor people living in rural areas of Africa.

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Monday, 14. January 2019 - 16:17

The financial inclusion challenge and opportunity in rural Africa

Ann Miles, Director Thought Leadership and Innovation at Mastercard Foundation, discusses the nature of financial inclusion on the African continent.

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Monday, 14. January 2019 - 16:12

The Fund is on a financial inclusion journey to make a difference

Watch as Ashley Onyango, Program Manager for Financial Inclusion at Mastercard Foundation, shares her experience and insights on financial inclusion in Africa and how it has evolved over time.

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Monday, 14. January 2019 - 16:06

Bridging gaps in the fresh fruit and vegetable value chain

Twiga Foods’ is helping farmers gain access to market for their fresh produce by bridging gaps in the agricultural value chain in Kenya.

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Juhudi Kilimo
Sunday, 13. January 2019 - 15:37

Juhudi Kilimo: Working to improve farmer access to financial services

Through support from Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Juhudi Kilimo grants loans to rural farmers using a modified and convenient psychometric credit scoring system.

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Monday, 17. December 2018 - 11:06

Press Release: Three companies to benefit from approximately US$ 3 million support from the Fund

Companies based in Burundi, Malawi and Rwanda will receive a total of US$2,808,295 from the Fund as support for their innovative businesses in rural parts of Africa.

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Friday, 26. October 2018 - 11:10

Press release: Nine new projects focused on financial inclusion to receive more than US$9 million

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity has announced that nine companies across Africa will receive more than US$9 million to support projects that expand financial inclusion in rural Africa.

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Saturday, 13. October 2018 - 21:11

Innovate and Include Newsletter

We are excited to introduce the first issue of our Innovate & Include Newsletter, a new quarterly publication that aims to keep you updated on several aspects of the Fund.

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