STRYDE 2.0 Program

The STRYDE 2.0 program will address youth unemployment and food insecurity, while building local capacity in East Africa.

STRYDE 2.0 Program

The MasterCard Foundation and TechnoServe launched a five-year, $25.9 million partnership to generate increased income and economic opportunities for 48,000 young people in rural East Africa. Building on their successful STRYDE model, TechnoServe will focus on new training content, including agribusiness, value chain opportunities, negotiation and cooperative development. The after-care component will develop stronger linkages with vocational colleges, agri-businesses, access to finance providers and formal employment opportunities. The project includes a business plan competition component that will deepen participation and enable more young people to implement their business ideas. The project will also expand existing partnerships with finance institutions in each country.


  • MasterCard Foundation

    United States | Staff size: 51-100

    The MasterCard Foundation is an independent foundation based in Toronto, Canada with $10 billion in assets. Their vision is to create the opportunity for all to learn and prosper. They promote...

  • TechnoServe

    Implementing NGO
    El Salvador | Staff size: 501-1000

    TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to...

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Key Information

LocationCentral Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Eastern Africa
  • Start Date 2010
  • End Date 2015
  • ValueUSD 37.4 Million