MasterCard Foundation heightens engagement in sub-Saharan Africa

By Aimee Rae Ocampo 24 July 2015

Reeta Roy, president and CEO of The MasterCard Foundation. Photo by: Equity Bank / CC BY-NC-ND


The MasterCard Foundation is a Canada-based philanthropic organization, which works in the areas of financial inclusion and education. Established in 2006 through a gift of shares from MasterCard, Inc., the foundation commands $11 billion in net assets. Headquartered in Toronto, the foundation supports projects in North America, South America, Africa and Asia.

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Aimee Rae Ocampo

In her role as editor for business insight, Aimee creates and manages multimedia content and cutting-edge analysis for executives in international development. As the manager of Development Insider, Devex's flagship publication for executive members, she is constantly on the lookout for the latest news, trends and policies that influence the business of development.

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