Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Skild’s Online Contest Management Supports Fund for Rural Prosperity Innovation Challenge

While Skild would love to be a part of every online contest management, sometimes others get the lucky opportunity to share the innovation. The MasterCard Fund for Rural Prosperity innovation competition, is one in particular that Skild didn’t work on but still extremely proud of such a phenomenal challenge. This online contest software, “requires proposals that seek to design, pilot, test and launch new financial products and services that can effectively meet the financing needs of people living in poverty in rural and agricultural areas,” according to their website. Basically, the MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity will give $50 million to whoever wins this challenge by successfully helping people living in poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa with financial services. Strategy for people in poverty Many people in Africa are living in extremely poor situations with no idea how to change this path that they are on.

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