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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 17 Jun 2020

SolarNow: A solar policy in Uganda could drive power uptake in rural communities

Read this opinion piece on whether a solar policy in Uganda can help rural communities get sustained access to reliable solar power.

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Published 11 Jun 2020

Twiga Foods Partners with GoBEBA to Deliver Farm Produce

Discover how a partnership between Twiga Foods and GoBEBA will help deliver fresh farm produce to online consumers.

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Published 25 May 2020

Apollo Agriculture Raises US$6 Million

Read how this Fund participant has raised Series A funding as it continues on a path to uplift Kenyan smallholder farmers.

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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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