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Mastercard Foundation and USIU-Africa Partner to Expand Access to Higher Education in Africa
USIU-Africa and the Mastercard Foundation today announced a partnership that will enable 1,000 high-performing students to receive quality education and leadership development over the next 10 years under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.
Africa CDC and Mastercard Foundation Partner to Deliver 1 Million Test Kits, Deploy 10,000 Community Health Workers for COVID-19 Response
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and Mastercard Foundation have partnered to respond to COVID-19. Through its COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program, Mastercard Foundation is committing US$40 million to the Africa CDC’s Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT).
The Mastercard Foundation MSE’s Resilience Facility to Support Businesses in Ethiopia Affected by COVID-19
The Jobs Creation Commission of Ethiopia, the Mastercard Foundation and First Consult, announced the creation of the Mastercard Foundation MSE’s Resilience Facility. This is an emergency program that will support micro and small-sized enterprises (MSEs) and start-ups in Ethiopia during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mastercard Foundation commits US$1.6 million to Ethiopian Red Cross Society COVID-19 efforts
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – May 26, 2020 – The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) today announced a US$1.6 million contribution from the Mastercard Foundation to support COVID-19 preparedness and response activitie
Mastercard Foundation Commits USD $5 Million to Protect Kenyan Health Care Workers Amid COVID-19
Nairobi, April 29, 2020 – Mastercard Foundation will contribute USD $5 million to the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Kenya’s Frontline Medical Staff as part of the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program.
$1 Million Mastercard Foundation Contribution to Support Student Needs during COVID-19 Pandemic
April 22, 2020, Toronto, Canada – Under a new partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami is the proud recipient of a $1 million contribution from the Foundation’s COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program.
Twelve African EdTech Companies Named as First Fellows at Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT
The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) today announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows, companies that will benefit from the Centre’s support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent.
New Partnership to Tackle Education Barriers for Indigenous Youth and Support Economic Opportunities
A unique and innovative partnership between the Blackfoot Confederacy, the University of Lethbridge and the Mastercard Foundation will support and enable Indigenous youth to achieve their goals and become leaders in their communities.
10 Million Young People to Access Dignified and Fulfilling Work Opportunities in Ethiopia
The Mastercard Foundation announced Young Africa Works in Ethiopia, an initiative that seeks to create employment opportunities for the youth in partnership with Ethiopia’s Jobs Creation Commission (JCC).
Adea’s Annual Policy Dialogue Forum Highlights the Opportunity of Secondary Education in Africa to Prepare Youth for the Future of Work
Reforming secondary education in Africa by enhancing the teaching profession, quality learning and 21st century skills provision, and embracing innovation and information and communication technology (ICT)