Mastercard and World Food Programme target a world beyond cash and hunger


In Germany, Mastercard and the World Food Programme announced the 100 Million Meals global initiative to raise significant funds and provide meals for those in need around the world. Mastercard and WFP have set an aggressive target of fulfilling as many meals as possible within the next twelve months.

With the mission of creating a world beyond cash and a world beyond hunger, this is Mastercard’s first global commitment with WFP focused on helping reverse the spiral of poverty – supporting four of the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals: No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Quality Education and Gender Equality.

Making giving part of everyday life, Mastercard and its partners have raised funds to provide over 17 million school meals to children around the world. Over 70 cause-related marketing campaigns in 17 countries across Europe have given cardholders the opportunity to come together and make a cumulative difference one transaction at a time.