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Program to Empower Youth and Young Women in the Agricultural Value Chain Launches
560,000 individuals, predominantly youth and women, will have access todignified and fulfilling work by 2022, through the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works in Nigeria partnership with Babban Gona.
42,000 Direct Jobs for Vulnerable Groups in Ethiopia will be Created by FDRE Jobs Creation
FDRE Jobs Creation Commission, in alignment with Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works strategy, has designed and launched a three-year inclusive and innovative project, TILA, to address the needs of women in rural Ethiopia, internally displaced people, refugees, homeless youth, and people with disabilities.
New Ecommerce Platform Connects African Fashion Designers Local/International Markets
Beautiful things, made by Africa, delivered globally. This is how best to summarize Ananse Africa, a startup ecommerce platform, launched today, in Johannesburg and Lagos, connecting African designers with local and international consumers.
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).