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  • Root Capital

    Project: Expanding the Frontier of Rural Agricultural Finance in West Africa

    Grant Amount: $5.2 million

    Country: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal

    Improve the livelihoods of 210,000 smallholder farmers that supply small agricultural businesses.

    Connect farmers to local markets and provide them with access to training and financial services.

  • Opportunity International Canada

    Project: Africa Growth and Innovation Program

    Grant Amount: $21.2 million

    Country: Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana

    Expand access to financial services, including savings, agricultural finance, and education finance, to two million clients in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Ghana.

    Implement an agriculture and mobile banking pilot in Tanzania.

  • One Acre Fund

    Project: Expanding One Acre Fund’s Outreach

    Grant Amount: $10.0 million

    Country: Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi

    Expand access to financial services and training to 450,000 client smallholder farmers in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi.

  • KPMG East Africa

    Project: Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

    Grant Amount: $44.4 million

    Country: Pan-African, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, DRC, Sierra Leone, Zambia

    Increase access to finance for over one million smallholder clients.

    Support the scaling of innovative products and services.

    Encourage development of a new market in agricultural finance.

  • Kiva Microfunds

    Project: Kiva Labs

    Grant Amount: $7.9 million

    Country: Pan-African

    Test and develop new financial services and products for the poorest and most vulnerable African households, especially smallholder farmers.

    Provide 680,000 clients with access to innovative financial products that will improve their productivity and standard of living.

    Evaluate the impact of these innovative products and services on the productivity and overall standard of living of smallholder farmers.

  • Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB)

    Project: Expanding Access to Finance for Smallholder Farmers

    Grant Amount: $15.5 million

    Country: Kenya, Rwanda

    Improve access to financial services and markets for two million smallholder farmers living in arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya and Rwanda.

    Enhance delivery of financial and non-financial services to different players within agricultural value chains using an innovative mobile solution.

  • ICCO Cooperation

    Project: Strengthening African Rural Smallholders

    Grant Amount: $17.7 million

    Country: Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal

    Provide relevant and affordable agricultural finance products to 210,000 smallholder farmers.

    Increase income and food security for poor smallholder farmers and their families, indirectly impacting one million individuals.

  • Global Development Incubator

    Project: Learning Partner: Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab (RAF LL)

    Grant Amount: $6.5 million

    Country: Pan-African

    Develop and implement the monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for the Foundation’s Rural and Agricultural Finance portfolio, including the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP).

    Deepen stakeholders’ understanding of best practices that increase access to financial services for smallholder farmers.

  • AGRA

    Project: Financial Inclusion for Smallholder Farmers in Africa Project (FISFAP)

    Grant Amount: $15.5 million

    Country: Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana

    Expand access to financial services for 728,000 smallholder farmers in Tanzania, Kenya, and Ghana by using agribusinesses as a method of financing.

    Support agricultural market information systems and payment innovations to serve farmers with a range of financial and non-financial services.

    Share financial inclusion models and approaches through research, documentation, and dissemination.

  • AgDevCo

    Project: Agricultural Finance for Smallholders and Related Businesses

    Grant Amount: $14.0 million

    Country: Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Mozambique, Zambia, Senegal

    Increase productivity and market access of 490,000 smallholder farmers so they can improve their livelihoods.