MasterCard Foundation #YoungAfricaWorks

On 23rd July 2020, alongside our partners The Mastercard Foundation the #YoungAfricaWorks strategy was launched.

Our Founder, Vanessa Atim addressed the youth employment challenge on the panel, watch here:

This strategy sets out an ambitious goal to connect 3 million young Ugandans (70% women) to dignified and fulfilling work within the next decade.

The Mastercard Foundation will work alongside key partners such as The Innovation VillagePrivate Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)Equity Bank Limited Uganda, the Government of Uganda and entrepreneurs to realise this goal.

We are excited to embark on this journey to provide young Ugandans with the skills, opportunities and tools needed to thrive.