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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)