Mastercard Foundation and Ghana Red Cross Society Team Up to Tackle COVID-19

“The $645,000 partnership, part of the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program in Ghana, will enable the distribution of PPEs to Community-based Health Planning and Services compounds and community health facilities.”

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Africa CDC and Mastercard Foundation Partner to Deliver 1 Million Test Kits, Deploy 10,000 Community Health Workers for COVID-19 Response

“These funds will be used to purchase 1 million test kits, as well as train and deploy 10,000 community healthcare workers and 80 surveillance rapid responders to support contact tracing as well as strengthen the Africa CDC’s capacity to oversee a continental response to the pandemic. Africa CDC will undertake these COVID-19 response measures in partnership with the African Field Epidemiology Network.”

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The Mastercard Foundation MSE’s Resilience Facility to Support Businesses in Ethiopia Affected by COVID-19

“The Jobs Creation Commission of Ethiopia, the Mastercard Foundation and First Consult, announced the creation of the Mastercard Foundation MSE’s Resilience Facility. This is an emergency program that will support micro and small-sized enterprises (MSEs) and start-ups in Ethiopia during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Mastercard Foundation Commits USD $5 Million to Protect Kenyan Health Care Workers Amid COVID-19

“Mastercard Foundation will contribute USD $5 million to the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Kenya’s Frontline Medical Staff as part of the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program.”

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