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About us

Gateway Academy is a product of the collaboration between the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) and the Mastercard Foundation. The project is supported by
 Bivee, Humentum, and Paradem.

  • CGAP

    CGAP is a global partnership of 34 leading development organizations and is housed at the World Bank. Through research and innovative projects bringing local stakeholders together with international organizations, CGAP is working to advance financial inclusion in more than 50 countries around the world.

  • Mastercard Foundation

    Mastercard Foundation is an independent non-profit organization committed to reducing poverty in Africa. The Foundation’s Programs are serving more than 9.5 million people in 64 countries and provide a combination of skillsbuilding, education and access to financial services.

    Supporting partners

  • Bivee

    Bivee is an advisory and design firm who have worked with international development banks, UN agencies, and governments in over 25 countries developing solutions, partnerships, and collaborative opportunities with a global perspective.

  • Humentum

    Humentum serves development, humanitarian, civil society, and other international social sector organizations with a focus on supporting operational excellence for its members, clients, and customers. Humentum delivers nearly 400 learning events a year around the world, both face-to-face and online, and also offers consulting and recruiting services to the sector.

  • Paradem

    Paradem is an international software consultancy with experience building line-of-business applications across multiple industries, using agile methodologies in close collaboration with customers to establish business processes and deliver tailored software solutions.

Collectively, these organizations have built Gateway Academy to transform financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.