The MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation

To catalyze prosperity in developing countries.

Foundation | Global | Community Development

 

Overview

The MasterCard Foundation is an independent, global organization based in Toronto, Canada, with more than $9 billion in assets. Through collaboration with partner organizations in 46 countries, it is creating opportunities for all people to learn and prosper. The Foundation’s programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning, mostly in Africa. Established in 2006 through the generosity of MasterCard Worldwide when it became a public company, the Foundation is a separate and independent entity.

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Oct, 2012

$7,5M Grant

Samasource

Samasource connects women and youth living in poverty to dignified work via the Internet.

Samasource delivers enterprise digital services through a unique...

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Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations
Employment Generation
Community Development

regions

United States of America
Western Asia
Africa

People

Leila Janah

Education Development Center

Designing implementing and evaluating social impact programs

EDC is dedicated to improving education health and economic...

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regions

United States of America

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Educate!

To develop young leaders in Africa

Educate! provides youth with skills training in leadership...

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Income/Productivity Growth
Capacity Building
Access to Education

regions

Uganda
Rwanda

People

Barbara Atukunda


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99950000000

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$50M


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Headquarters :

2 St. Clair Avenue East
Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario M4T 2T5
Canada



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