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

Our latest blogs and events

Small businesses are the quiet revolutionaries needed by the UN Food Systems Summit

Our food systems must become more nourishing, sustainable, equitable and resilient. This is the imperative set by the United Nations Food Systems Summit taking place on 23 September 2021.

We’re looking for purpose-driven leader to be our new Managing Director.

Following 11 years at the forefront of tackling some of the world’s most complex problems, we’re excited to launch this search for a new Managing Director to lead the next phase of our growth, innovation and impact.

Call for CVs: Long-term and part-time roles for research and learning expertise in Somalia

Wasafiri is actively pursuing a number of upcoming opportunities focused on stabilisation, governance and peacebuilding in Somalia funded through various donors

“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