Together, we can tackle humanity’s toughest problems.

We work with leaders to drive transformational impact at scale.

Some challenges feel impossibly complex. Yet from our work on the front lines of some of the world’s toughest problems, we remain relentlessly optimistic. We’re a global consultancy, incubator and institute, helping leaders design powerful change initiatives and drive transformational impact at scale.

Together, we’re building a more peaceful, equitable and sustainable world.

A trusted partner for complex problems

Consulting

Bringing tailored expertise to unlock new insights, approaches, strategies and partnerships.

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The Institute

Equipping leaders and organisations with the skills and tools to drive system change at scale.

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Impact Areas

Incubating new initiatives to tackle conflict, hunger, poverty and environmental sustainability.

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Systemcraft

Applying powerful systems-based approaches for tackling complex problems.

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Catalysts for collective action

Wasafiri, means “travellers” in Swahili, and was inspired by the phrase, “Traveller, there is no path: we make the path as we walk together.” This simple statement evokes the spirit of how we work; as trusted adviser, collaborator and systems-change entrepreneur, relentlessly driven toward transformative action. Our expertise lies in generating new insight, ideas and partnerships to drive collective action on complex problems

Systemcraft Institute

Systemcraft is Wasafiri’s approach to creating transformational change. It’s been forged from our experience on the front lines of some of the world’s toughest problems and is grounded in a robust body of research and theory.

Systemcraft offers a practical framework for creating system-level change in the face of big, messy and seemingly intractable problems.

As well as using Systemcraft in our consultancy work, we also share it with leaders and practitioners working to create a more equitable, sustainable and peaceful world.

Visit the Systemcraft Institute to learn more, take a course or join our community.

Our latest blogs and events

Transforming Youth Employment with Systems Change in Africa

In the next 10 years, African countries will add more people to the workforce than the rest of the world combined. However, while 10 to 12 million youth will enter the workforce each year, only three million formal sector jobs will be created.

System Change in Action: The Wigan Deal

Wigan, a former mill town in the North West of England, is often over shadowed by its bigger more famous neighbours – the city of Manchester to the East and Liverpool to the West.

Wasafiri’s License to Lead programme: Investing in tomorrow’s leaders

We celebrate Aisha Adan, the inaugural candidate in the License to Lead programme, a key initiative fostering leadership development Latest posts Share: At Wasafiri, we believe in the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion to drive positive change. Our commitment to a more diverse generation of leaders led us to recently launch the ‘License to […]

“Wasafiri helped establish the cross-sector collaboration that is now improving Africa’s agricultural economies.”

Boaz Keizire

Head of Policy and Advocacy, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

Some of our clients

Examples of our work

Generation Africa: Grow Entrepreneurs. Transform Food.

New approaches for preventing violent extremism in East Africa

Millions of smallholders reached through private investment

Systemcraft Labs: innovating new approaches for complex problems

Celebrating ten years of impact