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MEDA partners with The Mastercard Foundation to create thousands of jobs through funding investments in Africa for women and youth entrepreneurs

December 1, 2022

MEDA is pleased to announce that the USD $200 million Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund (MFAGF) launched today. The Fund-of-Funds...

COP27 – Why Moving too Slow on Climate Change is not an option

November 24, 2022

In 2015, the world came together in Paris, France at the 21st Annual Conference of Parties (COP) to implement the...

MEDA promotes gender equality at an impact investing forum in Guatemala

November 23, 2022

MEDA was a co-sponsor and presenter of the Gender Lens Investing Forum and the Latin America Impact Investment Forum (GLI...

The future of the global food system

November 22, 2022

A couple of weeks ago, MEDA’s Annual Convention allowed us to see our colleagues, friends, and supporters in person for...

MEDA releases key insights from its seven-year project in Kenya

November 21, 2022

Today, MEDA released its "Maendaleo Sawa" (M-SAWA) project learning series. This learning series contains valuable insights from the M-SAWA project,...

MEDA celebrates entrepreneurship in Lancaster, PA

November 9, 2022

Under the theme, “Celebrating Entrepreneurship,” MEDA celebrated its first in-person Annual Convention since 2019. From November 3rd-6th, this well-attended event...

Turning a crisis into an opportunity- how Hadija provided decent work for herself and her community

October 27, 2022

Hadija always knew she wanted to be an entrepreneur. This truth became clearer as she graduated from university. She saw...

MEDA Convention 2022 Pitch Competition finalists have been announced!

October 26, 2022

After a long review of some very qualified candidates, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve confirmed our list of Pitch...

Five lessons we learned from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum in the Netherlands

October 19, 2022

My colleague Vymala Thuron and I were pleased to attend the GIIN Forum 2022 as MEDA representatives. For MEDA, using...

Leaving no one behind on World Food Day 2022

October 16, 2022

This year’s growing season was particularly difficult for farmers around the world. With supply disruptions caused, in part, by sanctions...

Why MEDA works with rural women

October 15, 2022

Rural women play a critical role in agriculture, making up more than 40% of the labor force in many lower...

Why harnessing local knowledge is best- a conversation among project staff from Kenya and the Philippines

October 14, 2022

To better explain MEDA’s transformational journey towards embracing a North-South equilibrium and developing partnerships that are based on delivering systems-level...