Employment and Economic Development

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How WAVE Leverages Salesforce to Help Close the Skills Gap for Young Jobseekers in West Africa

West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE) is helping West African youth take their first steps on the road to a successful career by providing them with the vocational training and guidance they need to secure a job in an unwelcoming economy. WAVE … Read More

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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

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Global Goals for Sustainable Development: Decent Work and Economic Growth

This September, UN member states met in New York to ratify the Global Goals, committing to 17 goals that will act as a blueprint for global development over the next 15 years. The ambitious agenda – which tackles poverty, climate … Read More

Celebrating Women: The BOMA Project

We’re wrapping up our weeklong celebration of International Women’s Day by highlighting the work of The BOMA Project, one of our partner organizations based in Kenya. The BOMA Project assists women working to achieve financial security. The BOMA Project’s high-impact … Read More

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 … Read More

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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