Posted: 25 June 2018
A 23-year-old Kenyan youth has developed a mobile phone application that will save Kenyan tea farmers over 33 million shillings (USD$330,000) per month.
Posted: 19 June 2018
Posted: 13 June 2018
TORONTO – Africa has a long history of female leadership. Yet leadership can be a challenging aspiration for the continent’s young women, owing to enduring barriers to success. If Africa — and Africa’s women — is to meet its potential,…
Posted: 08 March 2018
A young woman smiles, her dark eyes shining with excitement as she holds in her hands a flag from Wellesley College in the United States – an emblem of the next chapter of the 19-year-old’s life.
Posted: 08 March 2017
For the past four years, The MasterCard Foundation has convened its Symposium on Financial Inclusion, and every year we have helped to move the needle toward greater inclusion for Africa’s poorest people.
Posted: 17 November 2016
The Toronto Star's profile of MasterCard Foundation CEO, Reeta Roy.
Posted: 10 May 2016
Financial inclusion for all by 2020 can only be achieved if financial service organizations do more to focus on the needs and expectations of the two billion people in the world currently excluded from the formal financial system. At the…
Posted: 30 November 2015
A lot more work needs to be done to bring employers into the classroom so there is a clearer understanding of the skills needed in the market.
Posted: 20 August 2014
In an article published today in Forbes and Skoll World Forum, Foundation President and CEO Reeta Roy addresses how African philanthropy will serve young people.
Posted: 21 February 2014