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  • Webinar: Alternative Credit Scoring
    17 Jan 2019

    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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  • Juhudi Kilimo: Working to improve farmer access to financial services
    15 Jan 2019

    Through support from Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity, Juhudi Kilimo grants loans to rural farmers using a modified and convenient psychometric credit scoring system.

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  • Press Release: Three companies to benefit from approximately US$ 3 million support from the Fund.
    17 Dec 2018

    Companies based in Burundi, Malawi and Rwanda will receive a total of US$2,808,295 from the Fund as support for their innovative businesses in rural parts of Africa.

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  • Fund for Rural Prosperity at Pwani Innovation Week
    14 Dec 2018

    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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  • Fund to be represented at Pwani Innovation Week
    3 Dec 2018

    The Fund shall be showcasing its supported projects at Pwani Innovation Week, taking place from the 4th to the 7th December, 2018, in Mombasa, Kenya.

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  • The Fund sponsors Finovate Africa 2018 conference in South Africa
    16 Nov 2018

    The Fund is sponsoring Finovate Africa on the 27th and 28th November 2018 in Cape Town. FRP's Team Leader, Wambui Chege, will showcase innovations in the Fund’s portfolio during the conference in South Africa.

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