Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and Mastercard Foundation have partnered to respond to COVID-19. Through its COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program, Mastercard Foundation is committing $40 million to the Africa CDC’s Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT).
The Mastercard Foundation on Thursday announced a new fund that enables young changemakers to seed and kick-start promising social ventures and community projects, creating economic opportunities for themselves and others.
A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa as they respond to growing housing needs in the region, particularly from poor people.
Ethiopia’s University of Gondar and Canada’s Queen’s University today announced a 10-year, $24.2 million partnership. The partnership aims to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities in Ethiopia and Africa as part of The MasterCard Foundation’s Scholars Program.