Commitment to Action

Education, Entrepreneurship, and Job Creation for Girls

Commitment by

Google Inc., The Mastercard Foundation, Camfed International

In 2010, the MasterCard Foundation, the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), and Google committed to providing secondary, financial literacy and ICT education in Ghana and Malawi for 270,000 adolescent girls and women. When households are taken into account, the financial education component is expected to benefit over one million people. The MasterCard Foundation, the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), and Google also committed to piloting an innovative internship program to introduce entrepreneurship and job employment opportunities into rural areas. These programs aimed to enable the beneficiaries to complete secondary schooling and progress into adulthood with opportunities that include professional training, higher education, and job creation.

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Commitment

Education, Entrepreneurship, and Job Creation for Girls

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

5 Years

Estimated Total Value

$10,420,000

Region

Africa

Countries

GHANA, MALAWI

Commitment by

Google Inc., The Mastercard Foundation, Camfed International

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Jyotsana Saha