Data

Tackling the Healthcare Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa One Nurse at a Time: How GAIA Uses Salesforce as a Capacity Building Tool

Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA) implements a grassroot strategy to help those affected by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in the most remote and underserved areas of Africa. The organization was founded in 2000 in response to the devastating HIV/AIDS epidemic … Read More

ICT4D 2017: Technology’s Only as Powerful as It’s Used

This is the second in a series of posts discussing Vera’s learnings and key takeaways from ICT4D 2017. Read the first post here. Vera recently returned from ICT4D 2017, which was a whirlwind of conversations about how technology can better … Read More

ICT4D 2017: Harnessing the Power of Data for the SDGs

This is the first in a series of posts discussing Vera’s learnings and key takeaways from ICT4D 2017. Vera recently attended the ICT4D Conference in Hyderabad, India, where more than 1000 attendees from the technology, development, academia, and funder communities … Read More

The Bigger Picture Beyond Data: Nick’s Road to Vera

A Consultant in Vera’s Boston office, Nick Strutt has experience in agricultural development, international trade law, and maternal and childhood nutrition. Before joining Vera, he spent more than three years overseeing a large randomized control trial in Ghana evaluating a … Read More

Finding Beauty in Data: Kai’s Road to Vera

Kai Cowger is a Consultant for Vera Solutions based out of Boston. Prior to joining Vera’s North America team, he spent three years working in Uganda, first as a Global Health Corps fellow with the Ruhiira Millennium Villages Project and … Read More

Hagar Uses Salesforce to Help Fight the Effects of Trauma

They come to Hagar to start over. Following months, but more often years, as unwilling victims of human trafficking, rape, domestic violence, child labor, and other forms of exploitation, women and children throughout Cambodia seek Hagar’s help in processing their … Read More

Building solutions to complex problems: Christian’s road to Vera

Christian Paré is a Senior Consultant for Vera Solutions. Prior to joining Vera’s Geneva team, Christian spent four years studying and working in the Swiss melting pot. There, he worked at several international organizations, including IOM, UNHCR, and The Global … Read More

MERL Tech 2016: Whether Big Data or Small Data, it Needs to be Good Data

Vera’s Allison Blajda and Alan Guedes recently attended the 2016 MERL Tech conference in Washington, DC. The event provided an opportunity for attendees – ranging from funders and program implementers to technology providers and other development practitioners – to showcase … Read More

Using the power of tech for M&E: Aditi’s Road to Vera

Aditi Patel is a Consultant at Vera Solutions, based in Mumbai and en route to Geneva. Before Vera, Aditi received her Master’s degree specializing in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Outside from her interests … Read More

Vera Solutions Joins Global Ecosytem Supporting Small and Growing Businesses as ANDE member

Vera Solutions is proud to join the more than 260 corporations, foundations, non-profit organizations, and social enterprises supporting Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) around the world as a member of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE). A policy program … Read More