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 […]

Kuroiler Chicken Farm Uganda

This venture, an agribusiness, is focused on empowering women who dropped out of school due to teenage pregnancy by providing them access to and training for the raising and selling of Kuroiler Chickens, as well as leadership and financial literacy training.

Ritah Masiga

Masiga Ritah pursued a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Fine Art at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She is a Fashion major who ventures into wearable art which gives her exposure to articulating, and analyzing issues as themes in her design by communicating to the world using her garments. As a 4th cohort scholar under […]

Kibibi Hilary

Kibibi Hilary is a Chief Finance Officer of Kuroiler Chicken Farm Uganda. She ensures the smooth financial running of the farm and works hand in hand with the founder and co-founder for the proper operation of the farm. She is also Chief Executive Officer of Makhia Enterprises limited, an Uganda-based company that produces paper bags. […]

Anita Moses Ajiambo

Anita Moses Ajiambo is a Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program alumnus from Makerere university. She graduated in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Statistics and currently pursuing a short course in entrepreneurship from Queens University, Canada. Anita is the Co-founder and CEO of Kuroiler Chicken Farm Uganda, a venture that is about skilling teenage […]