Participant News

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity works hand in hand with various projects across Sub-Saharan Africa that focus on transforming lives and making financial inclusion a reality for all Africans. Stay updated with the progress the Fund-supported projects and grantees are making with regard to contributing crucial insights and experiences through their work in African countries.

Published 15 Apr 2020

Syecomp Launches a COVID-19 Helpline for Farmers in Ghana

Recognizing COVID-19 as a threat to food security in Africa, SyeComp has launched a Farmer Helpline dial-in and whatsapp channel.

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Published 15 Apr 2020

Farmerline is Using in-language Mobile Voice Messaging to Combat COVID-19

Using its existing mobile information platform, Farmerline in Ghana is now providing farmers with vital information around COVID-19.

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Published 24 Mar 2020

Pula Advisors Partners Kenya Seed to Provide Crop Insurance

Fund participant, Pula Advisors has partnered with Kenya Seed to provide insurance cover to 100,000 smallholder farmers in three counties in Kenya.

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Published 03 Mar 2020

Twiga Foods and Copia Global honoured in Most Innovative Companies 2020 List

Twiga Foods and Copia Global have been listed on Fast Company’s list of 10 Most Innovative Companies in Africa for 2020.

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Published 13 Feb 2020

Copia Kenya’s E-commerce Raises 26 Million

Copia Kenya’s innovative e-commerce system built primarily to support rural communities in Kenya has raised US$ 26 million so far.

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Published 15 Jan 2020

APA Insurance Awarded for Efforts in Resilience to Climate Change

APA Insurance Ltd was recently honored at the 10th European Microfinance Award for its efforts to strengthening resilience to climate change.

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