Entries by Kate Simpson

Wasafiri Change Lab: – Building partnerships in conflicted affected regions

On Monday June 8th we are hosting our first Change Lab in Nairobi. This free event will be held at Zen Garden, Spring Valley from 6-8pm. The Wasafiri Change Lab will use real world case-studies, facilitated dialogue and peer-to-peer problem solving to help you develop your organisation’s approach to building effective partnerships in conflict affected regions. […]


Wasafiri is recruiting- for a Commercial & Operations Director

We are looking for someone excited to take a lead in growing our business; someone with a strong commitment to delivering change in Africa; a proven track record of leadership; an entrepreneurial spirit; and excellent people management skills. Ideally you will be based in Nairobi. Click HERE for more information and if you want to know more […]


Interested in practical insights on how to deliver change in Africa?

Download Change Perspectives – Wasafiri Insights 2014 For  some practical tips and ingredients on how to deliver change. In the last year Wasafiri consultants have worked across Africa delivering change in diverse settings and on diverse projects. Working with private, government and NGO clients and across the continent we have tried, succeeded, failed and learnt new lessons about how […]

Change Lab Rwanda: how to create public private sector collaborations?

What do a hotel developer, a community arts innovator, investment manager, a diplomat, several entrepreneurs and a lot of clever, interesting people have in common? They are all part of delivering change in Africa, all interested in creating public private sector collaborations and all came to our first ever Change Lab in Rwanda. Thank you to […]

Singing, dancing, learning – all at the Wasafiri Retreat

In August in Kenya we got together with our friends and clients to have some fun building our community and sharing what we have learnt about how to deliver change in Africa. Here is snapshot  www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEqpO1b8utI of what we got up to -For the more serious stuff without all the singing and dancing look out for […]

The Wasafiri Retreat – The ‘how’ of delivering change

What a magical three days of learning , sharing and talking round the camp fire! We have just concluded our annual Wasafiri retreat, which brought together a diverse group of Wasafiri consultants, clients, friends and partners, all of whom are working to deliver change in Africa. Over these three days we shared challenges and successes […]


Book Launch: Civilian Tales from the Front Line

We are excited to announce that Wasafiri’s own Hamish Wilson has contributed to a new e-book of stories from civilians working on the front lines in Helmand, Afghanistan. “Making Peace in War” has been a labour of love; and is a compilation from a wide range of characters – none of whom are professional writers  […]


Agribusiness Consultants ~ You are needed!

Wasafiri is growing its agriculture practice supporting our clients with inclusive and responsible investment into Africa. The sector needs multi-stakeholder collaboration to achieve its potential, whether at the level of specific investments, value chains, market systems or building a continental movement. Hence Wasafiri’s expertise in helping partners unlock opportunities together is in high demand, and […]