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The Fund sponsors Finovate Africa 2018 conference in South Africa

Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity is proud to sponsor Finovate Africa 2018 taking place on 27thand 28th November 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference takes a look at the future of fintech in Africa, and aims to showcase cutting-edge banking and financial technology through a unique blend of short-form demos and key insights from thought-leaders.

The conference will be attended by over 450+ senior financial and banking executives, telecoms, fintechs, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators, and entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet, network with and listen to the Fund Team Leader, Wambui Chege, as she explores how companies are leveraging technology to serve smallholder farmers in Africa during her presentation session at 11:55 am on 27 November 2018.

The key points that will be covered include;

  • How companies should push the financial access frontier for smallholder farmers.
  • Latest trends in rural and agricultural finance
  • Excellent innovations in Africa by financial services providers serving rural markets in Africa that are supported by the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

Register here https://bit.ly/2qMxVjs and join Wambui Chege as she showcases ground-breaking innovations in the Fund’s portfolio that are transforming lives of smallholder farmers in Africa.