News & Events

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity’s goal is to transform lives across Sub-Saharan Africa and make financial inclusion a reality for all Africans, especially those in the rural areas. Stay updated with the strides the Fund and its grantees are making as well as news and events from around the world that align with our objectives.

Published Tuesday, 19. November 2019 - 11:37

The Fund in The EastAfrican newspaper

The Fund and other contributors recently featured in The EastAfrican newspaper exploring what current efforts on Financial Inclusion are yielding, and what still needs to improve.

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Published Tuesday, 12. November 2019 - 12:17

Project visit in Côte d’Ivoire

The Fund team members, Milton Lore, Wilson Irungu & Barbara Wiafe took part in a project visit on 6 September 2019 to assess Biopartenataire’s project in Yamoussoukro, Côte d’ Ivoire. 

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Published Friday, 8. November 2019 - 13:14

Fund Webinar on Market Constraints

Catch up on the particulars of the Fund’s recently held Webinar.

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Published Thursday, 31. October 2019 - 11:59

Innovate & Include # 3

The latest issue of the Fund newsletter highlighting activities in West Africa is out now.

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Published Thursday, 31. October 2019 - 11:36

M-Kopa: Unlocking Rural Digital Finance with Solar Energy

This case study by M-Kopa examines the benefits of a connected-asset finance company.

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Published Tuesday, 17. September 2019 - 12:30

Participation in Africa Agri-Finance Forum (AAFF)

Grace Njoroge, a Fund Project Manager, shared insights on how participants are overcoming barriers to agricultural financing during the Africa Agri-Finance Forum (AAFF) that took place in Nairobi, Kenya.

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