Partners

The Foundation works with more than 100 partners in countries across Africa and in Canada. Together, we have improved the lives of more than 25 million people and their families.

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  • Access Microfinance


    Project: Access2Access

    Amount: $15.6 million

    Countries: Liberia, Rwanda, Zambia

    Serve 600,000 new, active customers, 75 percent of whom are engaged in farming or agribusiness.

    Improve household incomes and increase well-being and security through the use of agents, mobile agri-financial services, and tools.

    Strengthen local bank management and technical capacity through talent development initiatives with 1,800 staff.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Expanding Access to Financial Services in Africa
  • Access to Finance Rwanda


    Project: Expanding Agricultural Finance in Rwanda

    Amount: $11.5 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Increase access to and usage of financial services for 352,500 agricultural entrepreneurs.

    Test innovative digital and agent banking channels that can facilitate low-cost distribution of financial services nationally.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)


    Project: Leaders in Teaching

    Amount: $12.4 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    As a Leaders in Teaching partner under the TRAIN and LEAD pillars, the AIMS Teacher Training Program equips secondary school teachers with gender-responsive teaching tools for math and science, leads the establishment of smart classrooms, and supports the strengthening of school leadership. AIMS’ public engagement and outreach increases public support for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, particularly for young women.

    www.nexteinstein.org

    Related Initiatives:

    • Leaders in Teaching
  • African Management Initiative


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Inspiring Managers/Grow Your Business

    Amount: $4.5 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    African Management Initiative (AMI) will provide supervisors and aspiring supervisors in the tourism and hospitality sector with hands-on management and leadership skills training. AMI will also support entrepreneurs in this sector to drive growth in their businesses and create employment opportunities.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa)


    Project: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

    Amount: $10.8 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Support 125 graduate-level Scholars in completing their education at the master’s level in order to expand their career options. Catalyze economic development in the region through strategic use of information and communications technology (ICT).

    Related Initiatives:

    • Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

    Project: Leaders in Teaching

    Amount: $0.2 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    As a Leaders in Teaching partner under the RECRUIT pillar, CMU works with UNICEF to provide technical support to strengthen data-driven decision-making in education. CMU will also map international best practices in education data and explore opportunities to apply “big data” and artificial intelligence to public sector planning and management.

    www.africa.engineering.cmu.edu

    Related Initiatives:

    • Leaders in Teaching

    Project: Support for Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT

    Amount: 1.2 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Support the development and growth of the Centre for ICT by advancing the understanding of demand for EdTech across the continent and provide training and follow-up support to EdTech entrepreneurs.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Leaders in Teaching
  • Cornell University


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Upskilling and Management

    Amount: $6.0 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Provide training to 1,280 young Rwandans through an online training program.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Dalberg Limited


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Learning & Research

    Amount: $1.9 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Dalberg will support functions related to the monitoring, learning and coordination of partners. Working closely with the Foundation, it will support the development and implementation of an initiative wide, cohesive learning framework and data collective system.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Institutional Development

    Amount: $6.3 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Support capacity development of key national institutions in Rwanda by strengthening the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) ecosystem and developing workplace training modules for Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centres, key industries, and regulatory institutions.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • ESPartners Ltd


    Project: Rwanda Tourism and Hospitality Champions

    Amount: $3.0 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Provide support to early-stage entrepreneurs from conception to validation, with a focus on young women. Build a platform and a community where aspiring women entrepreneurs are supported and trained to become tomorrow’s champions in tourism.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)


    Project: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

    Amount: $21.6 million

    Countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda

    Enable 2,000 academically talented, yet financially disadvantaged students to complete secondary and university education, while fostering their leadership skills and their capacity to give back to their communities.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

    Project: Transitions Support

    Amount: $0.4 million

    Countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda

    Provide transitions support for 1,400 Scholars in Rwanda and Ethiopia.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program