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Mastercard, Glovo to feed 300,000 school children

Mastercard, Glovo to feed 300,000 school children

Mastercard has announced a partnership with Glovo to deliver 300,000 meals to school children in Nigeria and Kenya for a year.

In a statement, Mastercard disclosed that it aims to combat hunger and ensure access to nutritious meals for school children with its move.

To achieve this, the firm said, “Mastercard has partnered with local charities – the Lagos Food Bank initiative in Nigeria and Food4Education in Kenya. For every transaction on the Glovo app, Mastercard will make donations to these charities, funding a meal for a child in need.”

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Folasade Femi-Lawal, Mastercard’s Country Manager and Area Business Head for West Africa, commented, “In a payment landscape full of possibilities, our commitment is to set our cards apart by not only boosting consumers’ purchasing power but also delivering unmatched satisfaction.

“Our broader goal is to seamlessly foster positive impact, exemplified by this joint effort with Glovo to eradicate hunger and foster an effective learning experience.”

Lamide Akinola, general manager of Nigeria at Glovo, added, “At Glovo, we believe that positive change starts locally. Our collaboration with Mastercard represents a joint effort to address a specific challenge: the eradication of hunger and the promotion of equitable prosperity in Kenya and Nigeria.”