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 15 Oct 2021


Prosema and FutureLink Technologies have been selected as winning entries in this recent participant focused competition.

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Published 19 Nov 2019

The Fund in The EastAfrican newspaper

The Fund and other contributors recently featured in The EastAfrican newspaper exploring what current efforts on Financial Inclusion are yielding, and what still needs to improve.

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Published 12 Nov 2019

Project visit in Côte d’Ivoire

The Fund team members, Milton Lore, Wilson Irungu & Barbara Wiafe took part in a project visit on 6 September 2019 to assess Biopartenataire’s project in Yamoussoukro, Côte d’ Ivoire. 

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Published 08 Nov 2019

Fund Webinar on Market Constraints

Catch up on the particulars of the Fund’s recently held Webinar.

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Published 31 Oct 2019

Innovate & Include # 3

The latest issue of the Fund newsletter highlighting activities in West Africa is out now.

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Published 31 Oct 2019

M-Kopa: Unlocking Rural Digital Finance with Solar Energy

This case study by M-Kopa examines the benefits of a connected-asset finance company.

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