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We’re committed to unlocking a culture of transparency and accountability across the social sector.

Gardens for Health, a Vera Solutions client whom we’ve helped manage their data and programs.

Celebrating Women: GHI

This week, Vera is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. Our third installment features Gardens for Health

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FMCH

Celebrating Women: FMCH

This week, Vera is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. The Foundation for Mother and Child Health

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I Care | menstrual hygiene management in East Africa.

Celebrating Women: I-Care

This week, Vera is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of some of our partners who work to advance the rights, health and livelihoods of women and girls around the world. Today, we’re profiling I-Care, an organization working

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My Road to Vera: Vivaan

Vivaan Misra, a 2014 Fellow based in Mumbai, describes the experiences that led him to Vera. Vivaan grew up in New Delhi and graduated in 2012 from Carleton College, where he studied Economics and International Relations. Before joining Vera, he

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A Chat with Katie: Vera Fellowship

Katie McCloskey, a 2014 Fellow based in Boston, shares her thoughts on her first six months at Vera. Born and raised in Northern California, Katie graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Human Geography. What about

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Dasra: Strategic Philanthropy, Streamlined

Since 1999, Dasra has strategically connected Indian non-profits to philanthropists. Dasra believes that equipping donors and social entrepreneurs with knowledge, funding opportunities, and support networks will dramatically transform India’s social sector. To that end, Dasra helps build capacity within non-profits and

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Talking about the Bottom Line at Chicago Ideas Week

In October, Vera CEO and Co-Founder Zak Kaufman attended Chicago Ideas Week as a Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellow. Throughout the week, the four Fellows had opportunities to engage with leaders in business, politics, and philanthropy. Highlights included lunch with Chicago

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Getting Ready for a Vera Data System

Though Vera helps partner organizations increase efficiency and impact with customized data systems, many of the big questions we ask before implementing a Vera system don’t involve technology at all. In fact, they revolve much more around our partner organizations’

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From Our Partners: Making a Database Work for You

This post first appeared on the website of our partner organization, Zacchaeus 2000. Z2K’s work focuses on helping vulnerable debtors and addressing the causes of poverty through individual cases, lobbying for improvements to the legal and benefits system in the UK,

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Tugende Stage Ntinda

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

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