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 Thursday, 31. October 2019 - 11:43

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 Thursday, 31. October 2019 - 11:32

Innovate & Include # 3

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

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Published Friday, 18. October 2019 - 14:49

Fund Webinar: Overcoming Market Constraints to deliver sustainable Financial Inclusion

The Fund is scheduled to hold a Webinar on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 that will focus on approaches used to overcome market constraints in order to deliver sustainable Financial Inclusion across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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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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Published Saturday, 14. September 2019 - 14:19

Creating Impact in West Africa

In the first week of September 2019, the Fund organised and participated in a number of events and activities primarily focused on the West African participants in the portfolio.

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Published Friday, 13. September 2019 - 17:38

Publication: Download the latest Fund brochure

Read and Download this latest summary of the Fund.

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