Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
The MasterCard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provide greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one of the largest private foundations its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion to create an inclusive and equitable world. Based in Toronto, Canada, its independence was established by Mastercard when the Foundation was created in 2006. For more information and to sign up for the Foundation’s newsletter, please visit www.mastercardfdn.org. Follow the Foundation at @MastercardFdn on Twitter.
Empowering Women Through Savings Groups A Study from the Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) Program
This gender study explores women’s participation and leadership in savings groups in the context of an integrated five-year USAID-funded Development Food Aid Program (DFAP) called "Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement" (WALA) between 2009 and 2014 in the southern region of Malawi.