Empowering Women in Africa

13 May, 2016 10:57

In recent years, MasterCard has embarked on a number of initiatives to drive women empowerment, as we believe economically empowered women are major catalysts for development. We know an empowered women typically invests their money into their children’s health, nutrition and education which is the ultimate in the investment of a strong future. According to …
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World Economic Forum highlights importance of entrepreneurs to Africa’s development Tweet:<<#MasterCard @CNTR4growth commits up to $1 m to help Rwanda achieve #FinancialInclusion goals #Af16 http://news.mstr.cd/24UPNbW>> Kigali, Rwanda: May 13th, 2016 –The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growthcommits up to $1 million over the next three years to advance economic growth and financial inclusion in Rwanda. This …
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It has been an enriching experience attending the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali. Today reminded me of an African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Africa presents incredible opportunities for those who are willing to invest time and energy to develop partnerships …
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Nairobi, Kenya, 22 February 2016 – At Mobile World Congress, MasterCard released findings from the latest Mobile Money Study, which evaluates trends in the mobile environment being discussed online. In Kenya, 21.5 million people participated in conversations online about the latest payment innovations being rolled out around the world, many of which are changing the …
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At Mobile World Congress, MasterCard has released the results of the Mobile Money Study, which evaluates trends in the mobile environment being discussed online.
The Study found that Nigerians were particularly vocal online when it comes to discussing innovation, with Nigerian posts accounting for 38 percent of the total Middle East and Africa online discussions.