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 Friday, 11. October 2019 - 15:54

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 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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Published Tuesday, 9. April 2019 - 10:30

Easy Solar nominated to: the top 100 energy transition start ups

Start Up Energy Transition has nominated Fund participant Easy Solar on its list of the top 100 startups of 2019 working on the global energy transition.

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Published Monday, 4. February 2019 - 17:57

Alternative Credit Scoring and Its Role in Financial Inclusion Webinar

The first webinar of 2019 was held on 30th January, where several speakers, among them the Fund’s Team Leader, Wambui Chege, discussed Alternative Credit Scoring and its role in financial inclusion in Africa.

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Published Thursday, 17. January 2019 - 13:03

Webinar: Alternative Credit Scoring

Join the Fund as it holds its first webinar of 2019 focusing on Alternative Credit Scoring and its Role in Financial Inclusion. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm East African Time.

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Published Friday, 14. December 2018 - 14:10

Fund for Rural Prosperity at Pwani Innovation Week

The Mastercard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity was at the recently concluded Pwani Innovation Week, where Programme and Learning Manager, Grace Njoroge, presented several innovative companies that are supported by the Fund.

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