Partners & Sponsors (South Africa 2015)

The MasterCard Foundation

Our Vision: Opportunity for all to learn and prosper. Our Mission: The MasterCard Foundation advances youth learning and promotes financial inclusion to catalyze prosperity in developing countries. Our Values: Collaborate: We listen and respect diversity in people and ideas. We act ethically. Innovate: We constantly challenge ourselves and others to be bold – to explore, test and create scalable solutions to poverty. Achieve: We seek results and long-term impact. We set clear objectives, track performance and share learnings.



The Future Forward partnership aims to identify and support the most innovative social entrepreneurs who address youth employment challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. Through this collaboration, Ashoka and The MasterCard Foundation aim to identify and convene innovators, thought leaders, and youth to inform the conversation about solutions that can move #AfricaYouthFwd