Green Shift

Green Shift will address environmental issues in Tripoli, Lebanon by creating a database system to practical guide and organize all information related to solid waste management in cities and rural areas. The project aims to implement sustainable strategies in various sectors, including solid waste management and clean water, promoting a green, healthy lifestyle among the […]

Salam Helwany

Salam Helwany was born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1997. She studied at the Saint Elie des Pere Carmes, Tripoli then, in 2015, received a full scholarship from MasterCard foundation to pursue environmental health studies at American University of Beirut. Since 2016, she is working on a medical research volunteer program at AUBMC. She is an […]

Ruth Ainebyoona

Ruth is a student leader in her 2nd year at Makerere University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication. As an enterprising lady, she held different leadership positions in her high school and won entrepreneurship awards. As a proponent of human rights and women empowerment, Ruth has been involved in community service activities to […]

Touch One Reach All (TOORA)

Touch One Reach All (TOORA) will seek to address unemployment by providing hands-on skills training in weaving, crocheting, and sewing of high demand products to women with few economic opportunities. The venture will also provide them with capital and look for markets to empower them economically.

Levi Tukundane

Commonly known as Napoleon, Levi was the 5th President of MasterCard Scholars’ Association and Guild president aspirant at Makerere University. He is passionate about community service as a way of giving back since he acquired quality education on bursaries and MasterCard Scholarship, despite his humble background and orphanhood. He is the founder and CEO of […]

Smile Waste

Smile Waste collects agricultural waste, such as corn husks and shea nutshells, from local farms in the city of Parakou, Benin, and recycles them into sustainable biofuels to reduce the number of trees that are felled for fuel, remove the agricultural waste products from the community, and create a new revenue stream for farmers who […]

Marguerite Zannou

Marguerite Zannou is a Mastercard Foundation scholarship holder, currently in the third year of her degree at the Institute for Training and Research in Computer Science in Computer Security. She is very passionate about computers and always wants to improve in this field. She is a network administrator in the making. She is also interested […]

Bruno Gbodjivi

Bruno Gbodjivi is a third-year student in Renewable Energies and Energy Systems at the University of Abomey-Calavi. Passionate about social entrepreneurship, he has been a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at UAC since 2019. This scholarship allowed him to turn social problems into profitable business ideas. Enthusiastic about the recovery of waste into energy, Bruno creates with […]

Rabbits For Tomorrow

Rabbits for Tomorrow is a social venture that will provide skills training and a pair of rabbits to teenage mothers, providing them with the opportunity to generate sustainable income.

Ronald Waira

Waira Ronald is a 23-year-old young youth born in a family of seven people in Mayuge district, Eastern Uganda. He is a final year student at Makerere University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration. He is passionate about empowering and helping vulnerable and marginalized groups of people like the poor, orphans […]