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Accelerating youth employment

through partnerships


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 Rwanda and South Africa 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.



Accelerating English through binge watching

“One language is poverty,” Annah told us. “Two languages is wealth,” she said, breaking into a smile. For a young woman who has been on the job hunt for nearly a year, she understood that despite having everything else employers were looking for, speaking English was her ticket to the game

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Driving inclusive economic participation

Harambee is honoured to receive a Silver award for Economic Growth in The Premier’s Service Excellence Awards.

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Harambee Wins the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

Harambee receives the prestigious 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The award recognises change agents whose innovations have had significant, proven impact on the world’s most pressing problems.

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Partnership to equip 5,000 youth with digital skills

The Digital Skills Partnership is a strategic collaboration between key stakeholders in the digital industry committed to transforming the sector by redesigning the traditionally onerous employment pathways into jobs for unemployed youth.

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Harambee recognised for its work in job creation

IAOP® (International Association of Outsourcing Professionals) together with the Rockefeller Foundation, have announced Harambee as the winner of its 2019 Global Impact Sourcing Award (GISA).

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7 ways to get young people working

Harambee uses this research to develop insights and drive interventions that can more effectively transition young people into jobs.

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