Social Enterprise

B Lab Taps Vera as One of its “Best for the World”

Last week, B Lab announced the recipients of its annual Best for the World awards. We are proud to share that Vera Solutions secured a spot on the list for Best for the World: Long Term. Vera has been a … Read More

Introducing Vera’s 2017-2018 Fellowship Class

Vera Solutions is excited to welcome the Fellowship class of 2017-18. As integral members of our project teams, these twelve fellows will develop the hard and soft skills necessary to become data solution experts, including researching new technologies, building cloud … Read More

Vera Co-Founder & CEO Named 2017 Global Good Fund Fellow

After a rigorous selection process, Vera Co-founder and CEO, Zak Kaufman, has been named a 2017 Global Good Fund (GGF) Fellow. Over 2,400 social enterprise leaders applied to become part of the fifth class of GGF Fellows – the group … Read More

Peter Blair Named Vera Cape Town Consulting Director

Vera Solutions is proud to announce that Peter Blair has transitioned to the role of Consulting Director. He began managing Vera’s Cape Town Consulting team in January 2017, following a few months spent learning the ins and outs of the … Read More

Amplifying Women’s Leadership Development in Asia: How WeDu Uses Salesforce for Program Management

The inspiring young women of Wedu are called Rising Stars. Representing underserved communities from Bangladesh to Cambodia to Myanmar, these 300+ young women were recruited by ‘Talent Spotters’ in their own communities and selected to participate in Wedu’s Leadership Development … Read More

Vera Welcomes 100th Partner!

Vera has just begun work with our 100th partner organization – an exciting milestone as we prepare to celebrate our fourth birthday. This week, we were pleased to kick off a project with Tugende, an innovative Ugandan social enterprise. Tugende increases the financial … Read More

Honey Care Africa: Powering Smallholder Honey Production in East Africa

More than seventy-five percent of Kenya’s population lives in rural areas, where many families rely on smallholder farming for both food and income. Honey Care Africa is a social enterprise working throughout East Africa to help smallholder households increase their … Read More

Sanergy and Captricity: Appropriate Technology for Challenging Environments

About 2.3 million people, or 60 percent of Nairobi’s population, live in slums, and most have little to no access to formal sanitation services. Stagnant rivulets of human waste that trickle past homes and alongside narrow dirt roads in the … Read More

myAgro: Helping Smallholder Farmers in Mali Save via SMS

myAgro is a social enterprise helping smallholder farmers in rural Mali break the cycle of poverty by aiding them to plan, save for, and purchase inputs to make their farms more profitable. myAgro staff work with farmers to set a … Read More