The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million, 10-year initiative to educate and prepare young people – particularly from Africa – to lead change and make a positive social impact in their communities. Learn more here.

The MasterCard Foundation and the Boulder Institute of Microfinance are pleased to announce the second annual Symposium on Financial Inclusion: Clients at the Center in Turin, Italy on July 16-18, 2014. Learn more here.

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Fresh Ideas to Improve Secondary Education

Posted on Apr 24, 2014

Now, more than ever, is the time to invest in secondary education for millions of young people worldwide. Over the past decade, major strides have been made toward universal primary education. This pr...

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MORE THAN $28 MILLION IN FUNDING ANNOUNCED TO SPUR FRESH THINKING FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2014 – A partnership of philanthropic organizations an...

Opportunity International and The MasterCard Foundation Announce Partnership to Launch $22.7 Million Africa Growth and Innovations Initiative Five-Year program will expand access to loans, savings pr...