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Solving youth unemployment through partnerships.

WHAT WE DO 

Harambee is a not-for-profit social enterprise with extensive experience building solutions and innovations that can solve the global youth unemployment challenge. We partner in South Africa and Rwanda with business, government, young people and many others who are committed to results that can work at scale. 

We tackle the youth unemployment challenge using data, innovation, partnerships and on-the-ground experience to build pragmatic, implementable solutions that get results.

Supported a network of over

700,000

work-seekers

Pathwayed young people into

160,000

jobs and work experiences

Partnered with

500

businesses

Improved employment

5X

higher placement rates

PARTNERS

HARAMBEE NEWS

“Side hustle” is not a swear word: How to make gigs work for young Africans

Across the African continent, the concept of a “side hustle” is not new. This article explores the informal ‘side’ work that young people engage in to make ends meet. Ir advocates that side hustles, given their increasing presence in lives (and economies) across the world, can no longer be relegated to the margins of institutional and regulatory systems.

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Emerging stronger from a crisis

Stanford Social Innovation Review includes Harambee as they share battle-tested insights that can help social enterprises increase their impact as they navigate severe crises like COVID-19.

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Every single day, thousands of lives are impacted by the work of Harambee Youth Accelerator.

Harambee has contributed to enabling inclusive growth, resilient cities, and sustainable economies in the partnerships that it built with business and government

Harambee has provided cutting edge insights - globally - on the barriers facing young people and what is needed to break them down

Harambee's work has created the leading example in nation-building by business, civil society and government.