Posts about Fund for Rural Prosperity

Musoni aerial imagery
Media: In this seven-minute video, the Lab digs deep into business model sustainability by following the Musoni Kenya team to understand how going digital can help achieve scale and drive profitability.
Solar panels

Easy, convenient, digital access to finance.

As aspiring homeowners in the United States use online services like Rocket Mortgage to “make getting a home loan easy,” an ocean away in places like Kenya and Zambia, rural...

Smallholder finance
Analysis: Part 6 of the Pulse series highlights early learnings around the smallholder finance enabling environment and makes recommendations for future research.
Juhudi Kilimo
Media: As part of a Learning Lab Webinar series to highlight and showcase the work of our partners, on July 20, 2017 we hosted a webinar with Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL) and Juhudi Kilimo – a Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Winner – focused on the use of psychometrics for smallholder credit scoring. This blog includes webinar materials such as the presentation, recording, and responses to any questions that we were unable to answer during the webinar due to limited time.
TA Pulse
Analysis: Part 4 of ISF's and RAF Learning Lab's Pulse series draws insights from the evolving Technical Assistance (TA) landscape in agricultural finance.