Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
The MasterCard Foundation
The MasterCard Foundation advances microfinance and youth learning to promote financial inclusion and prosperity. Through collaboration with committed partners in 48 countries, The MasterCard Foundation is helping people living in poverty to access opportunities to learn and prosper. An independent, private foundation based in Toronto, Canada, it was established through the generosity of MasterCard Worldwide at the time of the company’s initial public offering in 2006.
SummaryIn this technical note, the reader will learn about:
- the causal-chain model, as well as different types of causal models and indicators used in youth enterprise and youth workforce development projects;
- challenges in measuring causal-model indicators from selected PLP partners and lessons learned from their experiences; and
- general recommendations and considerations for each stage of developing a monitoring and evaluation system.