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.
A webinar hosted by Care International UK to learn about a recent review of the opportunities and challenges of linking groups to Barclays banks and other financial institutions in Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya. The webinar - "Linking savings groups to banks - What works, what doesn’t, what’s next? Recent insights from 5 African countries" also provides the chance to hear from other Charter signatory members Fidelity Bank and Grameen Foundation on their recent experiences of linking groups.