Solving youth unemployment 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 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
Pathwayed young people into
jobs and work experiences
Partnered with
Improved employment
higher placement rates
Harambee wins 2019 Skoll Award



Accelerating English through binge watching

We tried a few different things, one of them was to include a “debate” on which character in Friends would make the best parent.

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Harambee Wins the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship 

Harambee receives the prestigious 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

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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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Driving inclusive economic participation

Harambee recognised by the Premier of Gauteng for driving an Inclusive Economy.

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Partnership to equip 5,000 youth with digital skills

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

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7 ways to get young people working

Helping young people by addressing their barriers to employment.

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Global Recognition for Harambee Contact Centre

Harambee has received the Genesys CX Game Changer Award, recognising the scale and capability of a pathwaying platform which guides unemployed youth on their journey to a first job.

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Every single day, thousands of lives are impacted by the work of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator.
Harambee has contributed to enabling inclusive growth, resilient cities, and sustainable economies in the partnerships that it has built with business and government.
Harambee is providing 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.