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 03 Sep 2019

Breakfast with Reeta Roy in Accra, Ghana

Read about Mastercard Foundation CEO’s one-on-one discussions with Fund participants in Accra, Ghana.

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Published 03 Sep 2019

Participant Learning and Networking Event

The Fund recently hosted a 2-day event in Ghana aimed at highlighting the challenges and lessons learned by Fund-projects.

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Published 09 Apr 2019

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 04 Feb 2019

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 17 Jan 2019

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 14 Dec 2018

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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