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Internet Of Things Company, Novek, To Receive Share Of $1 Million Mastercard Strive Community Grant

Novek, an Internet-of-Things (IOT) company has been announced as one of eight global recipients of the inaugural round of grants from the Strive Community Innovation Fund. The UK-based company working with micro-retailers in Kenya, will receive a share of $1 million in total grant funding towards their work developing an IOT-enabled washing powder dispenser enabling …

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Mastercard Expands Its Jaza Duka Micro-Credit Program With Kasha And Surpasses 1 Billion Kenyan Shilling In Loans To MSMEs In Africa

Mastercard’s micro credit digital lending platform expands to benefit more women and micro-entrepreneurs than ever before through partnership with Kasha. Jaza Duka now provides over 1.2 Billion Kenyan Shillings loan value to support women and micro business owners to reach their potential. Mastercard today announced that Kasha, the purpose driven digital retail and distribution platform …

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Post Pandemic Business Recovery

International Sales And Global Suppliers Key To Ensure Post Pandemic Business Recovery And Growth

Mastercard’s Borderless Payments Report 2022 has revealed two in five (46%) SMEs in EEMEA are earning more money than before the pandemic, driven by digital growth and international sales opportunities. Seven in ten (71%) saw above-global-average growth in online sales and nearly half (49%) are doing more business overseas. Seven in ten (72%) also say …

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Mastercard Announces MoU With Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) To Help Boost Tourism

MoU to support post-pandemic recovery of the tourism sector in Kenya Signature Kenyan destinations, experiences to be highlighted to Mastercard cardholders Global technology company, Mastercard, has announced the signing of a partnership with the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) to help Kenya’s tourism sector rebound to its pre-pandemic level. The three-year collaboration is the first-of-its-kind for …

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Mastercard Study Advocates Financial Inclusion As A Driver For Better Access To Health And Education

·       White paper reveals that the unprecedented halt in economic activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the most vulnerable and has accelerated the need for digitally delivered financial inclusion ·       55% of respondents to a Mastercard survey say they use digital mediums to make financial transactions Further findings show that digital financial services have …

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Mastercard Unleashes New Era Of Biometric Payments To Enhance The Check-Out Experience

With a smile or a wave, paying in store just got personal Mastercard unleashes new era of biometric payments to enhance the check-out experience No more fumbling for your phone or hunting for your wallet when you have your hands full – the next generation of in-person payments will only need a quick smile or …

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Mastercard And OPay Announce Strategic Partnership To Grow Cashless Ecosystem And Advance Digital Financial Inclusion For Millions

Partnership will enable OPay customers to pay on global online platforms backed by Mastercard’s secure Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to the OPay wallet OPay consumers will enjoy a superior digital experience for multiple lifestyle services and new digital commerce opportunities for, with or without a bank account In addition to digital commerce enablement, the …

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Mastercard Expands The Priceless Planet Coalition’s Forest Restoration Effort

Expansion in Africa builds on the Coalition’s existing planting progress underway in Kenya with 890,400 trees already being planted in Makuli-Nzaui landscape of Makueni County With three new additional projects in Africa, progress is accelerating toward goal of 100 million trees, as consumer support for environmental causes grows Mastercard is expanding the reforestation work of the Priceless Planet …

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Mastercard And Pesalink Sign Memorandum Of Understanding To Drive Digital Transformation Of The Payments Sector In Kenya

Under the MoU, PesaLink will leverage Mastercard’s technology, expertise, partnerships, and cyber intelligence solutions to enhance its digital payments capabilities Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) that runs the PesaLink payments ecosystem has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to create innovative, digital-first payment solutions designed to boost the adoption and usage of digital …

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Ministry Of Innovation And Technology, Mastercard And Commercial Bank Of Ethiopia Collaborate To Transform Government Services

Ethiopian government has integrated Mastercard Payment Gateway Services into its e-services portal which will enable the digital payments of government services The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MINT), Mastercard, and Commercial Bank of Ethiopia have partnered to enable payments through the government e-services portal, which will allow Ethiopians to access and pay for government services …

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