Your Big 5 Daily cruise is here!
Drum roll! The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has revealed its plans to release $250 million in relief funds. The funds will be disbursed to emerging countries to help them contain the immediate and long-term disruption of education by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Next, Antler, an early-stage VC firm is calling on startups across the globe to submit for its $500,000 COVID-19 combat funds. Interested startups should ensure their proposal cut across; mitigation, medical equipment, and digital tools.
Did you hear? Credit company, Tala has announced KSH 605 million for Keyan businesses and communities. The fund is targeted to boost them in this Coronavirus pandemic.
Also, Mastercard is pushing for a contact less payment limit. The initiative aims to protect people against the COVID-19 outbreak.
Finally, the Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) partnered Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Morocco. The partnership will allow AWIEF to launch the LeadTech Incubation Program in a bid to help female entrepreneurs grow their business.
Thanks for joining!