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21 Jun, 2017, 13:03 BST The MasterCard Foundation Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors

The MasterCard Foundation today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. They include Zein Abdalla, former President ...


30 Oct, 2015, 11:40 GMT The Mastercard Foundation Research Shows How African Youth Navigate Risk to Survive

Hundreds gather at the inaugural Young Africa Works Summit to address youth unemployment and opportunities within the agricultural sector The...


04 Jun, 2015, 16:40 BST The MasterCard Foundation Commits $25 Million to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

AIMS receives boost to enable Master's level education in mathematical sciences and improve quality of secondary-level mathematics and science...


20 Jan, 2015, 14:28 GMT The MasterCard Foundation Launches $50 Million Fund to Help Smallholder Farmers in Africa

The Foundation's "Fund for Rural Prosperity" will promote innovation in financial services to improve the lives of one million financially excluded...


10 Feb, 2014, 17:49 GMT The MasterCard Foundation Announces $50 Million Request for Proposals Aimed at Improving Youth Livelihoods in Ghana and Uganda

The MasterCard Foundation today issued a $50 million Request for Proposals, seeking innovative, collaborative and scalable approaches for creating...


03 Oct, 2013, 13:00 BST Secondary School Students in Africa to Benefit from The MasterCard Foundation's Global Education Initiative

The MasterCard Foundation announced today the addition of three new partners to its innovative MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, a 10-year...