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Published 13 Oct 2018

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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Published 20 Sep 2018

‘Making Rural and Agricultural Finance accessible’ using Equitel MVNO

Equitel, a product of Finserve Africa Limited, utilizes a thin SIM system designed to grant users access to financial services such as instant loans as well as several types of money management through mobile phone technology.

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Published 20 Sep 2018

GABRIELLE ROSENAU: HOW IBERO UGANDA IS INCREASING SMALLHOLDER COFFEE FARMER PRODUCTIVITY

Ibero aims to help smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda achieve maximum crop yield by implementing sustainable agricultural solutions, chief among them being to avail transparency in coffee value chain processes.

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Published 03 Sep 2018

USD 1 million for Kenyan farmers Agri-Wallet project

Dodore, creator of the Agri-wallet mobile application, is collaborating with SNV to expand the agri-finance tool through support from the MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity.

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Published 13 Aug 2018

Prep-eez: Improving Incomes and Building Resilience among Cocoa Farmers in Ghana.

Prep-eez, with assistance from the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity, has embarked on an innovative project to uplift smallholder cocoa farmers in Ghana.

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Published 16 Jul 2018

Emerging Trends in Digital Delivery of Agri-finance

A base level of digital finance penetration is often taken for granted and bidders are getting imaginative about how to build new structures on these digital foundations…

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Published 25 Mar 2018

Improving the lives of rural farmers in Ghana

When it comes to improving the lives of cocoa farmers in Ghana, Prep-eez Technology Limited realises it is not just about improving cocoa farming.

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Published 25 Jan 2018

Empowering rural communities through mobile technology

Watch this video, produced with the kind permission of Musoni, where we hear from Stanley Munyao, the CEO of Musoni as well as some of the Musoni beneficiaries on how the organization has positively changed their livelihoods.

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Published 10 Jul 2017

Betting on Innovation and Scale to Transform Lives

Ann Miles from the Mastercard Foundation discusses how innovative business ideas in this year’s competitions are expected to benefit more than eight million people across the continent.

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Published 13 Jun 2017

New Funding Opportunity for Financial Services Providers

The Fund Launches New Funding Opportunity for Financial Services Providers to Improve the Lives of Poor People in Rural Africa.

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