Current Projects

Aim: Gender Equality and Inclusion, Leadership Development, Enhancing Ecosystems

Funder: The European Commission

Client: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Tunisia

Geography: North Africa

Country: Tunisia

Objective: To provide mentoring support to the beneficiaries of the EBRD’s Women in Business (WiB) programme in Tunisia by building women’s confidence, motivation and resilience and capabilities to grow their businesses sustainably over the medium to long term. The mentoring relationships are supported for 12 months.

Number of people who engaged with mentoring: 200+

Mentors Trained: 12

Mentees Matched and Supported: 12

Mentoring Program Duration: 20 months (2018 - 2019)

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Aim: Gender Equality and Inclusion, Leadership Development, Drive Corporate Mentoring Culture

Client: Safaricom PLC

Geography: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: Kenya

Objective: To address its inclusivity and diversity objective, by empowering women leaders across senior and middle management levels to increase female representation within its management by 50 per cent in the next two years through mentoring.  This program also supports Safaricom’s 100% Human at Work initiative whose vision is to create a work environment that celebrates diversity and inclusion, enables talent and career growth, promotes employee wellbeing, as well as providing equal status, rights and opportunities to all employees in the Safaricom ecosystem. The mentoring relationships are supported for 6 months.

Number of people who engaged with mentoring: 100+

Mentors Trained: 15

Number of Mentees to be Matched and Supported: 30

Mentoring Program Duration: 20 months (2018 - 2019)

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Aim: Gender Equality and Inclusion, Micro-Entrepreneur Support, Enhancing and Ecosystems

Funder:  The Austrian Development Bank / the Austrian Ministry of Finance

Client: Finance in Motion who manage the SANAD fund

Geography: Middle East

Country: Jordan

Objective: To support Syrian refugee micro-entrepreneurs in Irbid, Jordan to overcome the social and psychological barriers that prevent them from developing self-sustaining incomes as well as economically empower them to drive job creation and social development within their communities and host country. In addition, the project encourages refugee-host community dialogue and subsequent integration. The mentoring relationships were supported for 6 months.

Number of people who engaged with mentoring: 50+

Mentors Trained: 13

Mentees Matched and Supported: 13

Mentoring Program Duration: 14 months 

Program Related Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHQTK2_ZClQ

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Aim: Entrepreneurship Development, Institutional Capacity Building, Enhancing Ecosystems

Funder: World Bank

Client: Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC)

Geography: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: Ghana

Objective: To strengthen the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s (GCIC) current offering by supporting the transfer of learning regarding what it takes to run an impactful mentoring program and to deliver a pilot program which trained up to 12 business professionals as mentors and match them with up to 12 entrepreneurs in one-to-one relationships. The mentoring relationships were supported for 6 months.

Number of people who engaged with mentoring: 40+

Mentors Trained: 12

Mentees Matched and Supported: 12

Mentoring Program Duration: 14 months (2017 - 2018)

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Aim: Entrepreneurship Development, Institutional Capacity Building, Enhancing Ecosystems

Client: blueMoon Ethiopia

Geography: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: Ethiopia

Objective: To strengthen blueMoon Ethiopia, the country’s first youth agribusiness incubator’s offering by supporting their incubation and acceleration program which focuses on providing idea-stage and early stage entrepreneurial co-founder teams with the tools, techniques and knowledge as to how to shape their ‘winning’ mindsets and develop transformational and scalable agribusinesses. The mentoring relationships were supported for 12 months.

Number of people who engaged with mentoring: 60+

Mentors Trained: 6

Mentees Matched and Supported: 6 entrepreneur groups

Mentoring Program Duration: 14 months (2017 - 2018)

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