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. Stay updated with the progress of the Fund-supported participants as they innovate, evolve, get publicity for their work, get recognized for their achievements, or find new partners and investors.
Published 06 Jul 2022
BAOBAB+ RECEIVES NEW FUNDING
Baobab+ has received a EUR 5 million loan from Symbiotics to strengthen its presence in six African countries by expanding electrifications at a larger scale.
Published 21 Jun 2022
FARMERLINE CEO INTERVIEW
In this interview, Farmerline CEO Alloysius Atta speaks about global fertilizer shortages, the food crisis, and how Farmerline is providing affordable support to help farmers.
Published 02 Jun 2022
COPIA GLOBAL SCALING TO UGANDA
Copia Global has announced plans to establish a state-of-the-art fulfilment centre in Namanve, Uganda to serve its growing customer base in that country.
Published 20 May 2022
STUDY: HOW MAIZE FARMERS CAN BENEFIT FROM AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE
This research from Pula Advisors discusses how smallholder maize farmers in Tanzania can improve their resilience and safeguard their incomes through agricultural insurance.
Published 11 May 2022
FARMERLINE SECURES US$12.9 MILLION TO HELP AGRIBUSINESSES
Farmerline Group has secured a US$6.4 million Pre-Series A investment and US$6.5 million debt to support farmers on the continent.
Published 12 Apr 2022
Pula to insure over 1 million farmers in Zambia
Pula was contracted as part of a consortium to offer crop insurance to 1,024,434 farmers in Zambia for the 2021/22 season.