·       Research shows far-reaching impact of Pay on Demand model, with users and their families living happier and healthier lives, feeling safer and more secure, and improving self-esteem ·       Survey users in Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda highlight how Pay on Demand model provides new revenue opportunities for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) ·       Ecosystem …
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MicroMentor, a multilingual digital mentoring platform, will help entrepreneurs connect with mentors from around the world to support the growth of their businesses. 12th February, Amman, Jordan: Mastercard has collaborated with Mercy Corps, a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization, to launch MicroMentor in the Middle East. A free online mentoring platform, MicroMentor will empower entrepreneurs …
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Highlighting the contribution made by female business owners this International Women’s Day in Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa Africa –8 March 2017: With a focus on supporting the growth and development of women entrepreneurs in Africa, Mastercard is partnering with three non-government organisations to roll out programmes in Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa to empower hundreds …
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Mastercard invites women entrepreneurs to enter the JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme Johannesburg, 11 January 2017 – Do you have a great business idea and dream of becoming an entrepreneur, but don’t know where to start? Mastercard invites out of school, unemployed or self-employed young women between the ages of 18 and 35 …
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Editor’s Note: The visit of U.S. President Barrack Obama to Kenya for the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) has created renewed focus on the importance of entrepreneurship on the continent.  During the two day event various topics were highlighted including the need for technology innovation and the importance of creative solutions to support the growth …
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