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At Wakandi, we have always focused on building products and services to support a more inclusive and sustainable society. It is our mission that has driven us to build an innovative solution for SACCOs and other savings groups. We are now live with our CAMS app in Tanzania. We are onboarding multiple SACCOs on our app to help them manage savings and loans effectively. 

Today, we are elated to announce that we have joined Mastercard’s Lighthouse MASSIV Program to further scale our mission. We will be joining five other startups from Norway, Finland, and Sweden in this program to reach a global audience. Through this program, we will dedicate our operations to helping one billion people live more prosperous and secure lives. 

Read more about our partnership with Mastercard and other startups who are part of this program in this official press release

Being part of the program, Espen Kvelland, CEO of Wakandi Group says, “Mastercard Lighthouse MASSIV is a program that we are incredibly pleased to be a part of and something that we believe can accelerate our growth even more.”

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As a technology-driven company, we believe constant innovation can bring benefits to millions of people. This program can help us reach a global audience with our solution and enable us to provide more affordable savings and loans to the unbanked. We aim to collaborate with Mastercard to scale our solution at a global level and contribute towards a more financially inclusive world.

About Lighthouse MASSIV Program 

Lighthouse MASSIV is Mastercard’s free and open program focused on building partnerships between fintechs and banks. The program aims to help teams make and scale the highest levels of social impact through the format of long-term partnerships. By offering startups incentives and preferential access to partner resources, the program fosters partnerships that will touch the lives of one billion people by the year 2025. 

The platform was launched in the year 2019, inviting 884 applicants by submitting partnership proposals to scale. MASSIV’s 2022 spring class stands as the most competitive class in program history.

You can get more information about the program here

It is just a beginning for us and we aim to bring the power of technology and finance to every person who is unserved or underserved. Stay updated with all the latest happenings at Wakandi by subscribing to our newsletter.