Tag: peter materu

Mastercard Foundation: Why secondary education is essential to Africa’s economic growth

African economies could see a jump of as much as $25 million on their GDP if more investment is given to secondary education that many feel has been neglected so what’s next for the sector? Peter Materu, Chief Programs Officer, Mastercard Foundation spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

Mastercard Foundation commits $40mn to Africa’s fight against COVID-19

The Mastercard Foundation has committed $40 million to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention as it seeks to contribute to the COVID-19 fight. Peter Materu, Chief Program Officer, Mastercard Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more.