Participant News

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 26 Jul 2021

Growing Food Security through Agritech

Twiga Foods and Apollo Agriculture have been featured in this Business Daily article about agritech’s potential in Africa as the next frontier in growing food security.

Published 19 Jul 2021

Equity BCDC Operations in DRC

Watch this feature documentary about how Equity Group has scaled operations through Equity BCDC to facilitate investments, service, trade, mining and farming in DRC. 

Published 09 Jul 2021

Copia Expands to Uganda

Get highlights of how Copia Global, the fast-growing mobile commerce platform, is expanding into Uganda to serve even more middle to low-income clients. 

Published 05 Jul 2021

Driving Agritech’s Digital Transformation. Farmerline Interview

In this exclusive interview, Farmerline Co-founder and CEO, Alloysius Attah, sits down with Business Insider Africa and talks about driving Agritech’s digital transformation.

Published 01 Jul 2021

Olam Uganda: Opinion Piece Feature in Daily Coffee News

Take a look at this Olam Foods’ opinion piece that is featured in Daily Coffee News and highlights five strategies to help close the living income gap for farmers.

Published 30 Jun 2021

Discover Africa’s New Solar Grid

Watch as Nthabiseng Mosia sits down with Bloomberg New Economy to discuss how solar energy is making remarkable strides in Africa and what role Easy Solar plays in that.