Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

Scholar Research in 2021

In 2021, our MSc students produced dissertation research on a wide variety of topics. Here we showcase that work.

Ayantola Alayande's research

Ayantola studied election observers in Nigeria

Betty Mwema's research

Betty studied wellbeing, emotion and human behaviour change concepts

Brian Mukeswe's research

Brian researched supercomputing techniques for managing power flows on electricity grids

Claudette Igiraneza's research

Claudette studied obstacles to the early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer

Edith Violet Naisubi's research

Edith studied a social enterprise project tackling fruit and vegetable preservation

Farai Munjoma's research

Farai studied school-to-work transitions

Favour Onyenma's research

Favour researched the energy data landscape in sub-Saharan Africa

Forget Shareka's research

Forget researched plant-based nutrition supplements in Zimbabwe

Gloria Omuya's research

Gloria studied youth development programmes in Kenya 

Haddijatou Touray's research

Haddijatou studied the electricity grid of The Gambia 

Hammed Kayode Alabi's research

Hammed studied the experiences of refugees in accessing higher education

Ifeanyi Omah's research

Ifeanyi studied the Nigerian private health sector’s compliance to malaria case management guidelines

Josephine Chikwana's research

Josephine studied intrapreneurial activities

Kawsar Mustefa Abdirahman's research

Kawsar studied lithium-ion battery degradation in The Gambia

Kimberley Midzi's research

Kimberley studied women’s access to sexual and reproductive health services in Zimbabwe

Mekila Ngwambe's research

Mekila studied the CFA Franc and Neocolonialism in Central and West Africa

Mercy Tochukwu Christopher's research

Mercy studied modern slavery, climate change, and environmental degradation in the ICT supply chain

Michael Dzine's research

Michael research cost-effective electrification in sub-Saharan Africa

Naomi Ekpoki's research

Naomi studied the deployment of solar mini grids in Nigeria

Olise Abu's research

Olise studied the End SARS protests in Nigeria

Unelker Maoga's research

Unelker studied power, exclusion and racial dynamics in Kenya's wildlife conservation sector