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 Sub-Saharan Africa. As one of the largest, independent foundations, its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion in order to alleviate poverty. Based in Toronto, Canada, its independence was established by MasterCard when the Foundation was created in 2006. For more information, please visit www.mastercardfdn.org or follow us on Twitter @MCFoundation.
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.