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.
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.
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.
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.
Project: Kiva Labs
Grant Amount: $7.9 million
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.
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.
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.
Project: Learning Partner: Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab (RAF LL)
Grant Amount: $6.5 million
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.
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.
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.