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 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
  • ACCION International


    Project: VentureLabs: Knowledge and Advisory for Early Stage Innovators

    Amount: $3.7 million

    Countries: Pan - African

    Identify and support the expansion of nine existing fintech companies in Africa and create at least two new companies to expand financial services to low-income clients in frontier markets like Nigeria and Ghana.

    Provide companies with technical assistance and ongoing financial and management support.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • BFA


    Project: Financial Inclusion on Business Runways (FIBR)

    Amount: $8.7 million

    Countries: Ghana, Tanzania

    Demonstrate that small businesses can effectively offer financial services that advance access to and regular usage of financial services by 5,000 people living in poverty in Africa.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • Caribou Digital


    Project: Learning Partner – Next-Generation Financial Services

    Amount: $8.5 million

    Countries: Pan - African

    Develop evidence and measure progress across digital and technology-related financial inclusion projects through partnership with Next-Generation Financial Services (NGFS).

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • CGAP


    Project: Technology Program and Client Research

    Amount: $11.4 million

    Countries: Global, Pan - African

    Expand branchless banking in West Africa to reach one million clients.

    Develop new branchless banking products to reach 500,000 clients.

    Generate client insights to foster more effective products that meet the needs of the poor.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services

    Project: Client Centricity and Technology

    Amount: $5.8 million

    Countries: Pan - African

    Increase the number of African financial service providers that have client-centric practices that effectively leverage technology.

    Replicate proven technology solutions that improve the usage of services in Africa.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • GSMA


    Project: Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) III

    Amount: $3.3 million

    Countries: Pan - African

    Promote best practices to enable mobile money operators to meet the needs of the unbanked in Africa.

    Overcome specific barriers inhibiting client uptake and usage of mobile money services.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • Mercy Corps


    Project: AgriFin Accelerate

    Amount: $24.7 million

    Countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia

    Expand access to finance for one million smallholder farmers through mobile channels.

    Facilitate partnerships between providers of mobile financial services and agricultural services in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • UNCDF


    Project: Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P)

    Amount: $24.9 million

    Countries: Benin, Senegal, Zambia

    Expand mobile and other channels to provide financial services to low-income clients in three Least Developed Countries, including Benin, Senegal, and Zambia.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services