Our services

Generating Intelligence

  • Context Analysis
  • Best Practice Identification
  • Action Research
  • Monitoring & Evaluation

Building Commitment

  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Mutual Accountability
  • Risk Management
  • Partnership Development

Establishing Direction

  • Strategy Development
  • Process Facilitation
  • Operational Planning
  • Programme Design

Enabling Delivery

  • Programme Management
  • Capacity building
  • Adaptive Learning
  • Policy Development

Our approach

Helping our clients generate concerted action to overcome complex problems

Wasafiri helps people and organisations to operate more effectively in complex systems and markets by;

  • Building the commitment of people and organisations to reshape the system together;
  • Generating robust intelligence to unearth realities on the ground, helping strengthen collaboration and drive decision-making;
  • Establishing clear direction, with a shared vision and viable strategy to reach it;
  • Enabling delivery by building capacity from start-up through to operational delivery and expansion.

Our services

Technical expertise to drive change in complex systems

We are specialists in working in complex environments. Our services are vital components of longer change processes.

We act as trusted advisers, facilitators and managers in roles spanning single interventions or multi-year partnerships. We can be embedded in long-term leadership positions, or commissioned for bespoke consultancy roles, but always applying our insights into complex systems, and experience in what it takes to drive change in Africa.


The Malabo race that everyone can win!
25th March, 2018

A flame to ignite agriculture reform, nutrition and food security in Africa: will it be nurtured or snuffed out through irrelevance? Is there a rumbling of excitement in Africa about ending hunger and achieving agricultural development? It certainly feels to me that something positive is happening. Heads of State and Governments in Africa recently hailed […]

Aid is Dead: Long Live Impact Investment (well maybe)
5th July, 2017

“There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” — Victor Hugo   Impact investing for social or environmental good is growing, and growing fast, but has its time come? And is it a replacement for international aid? Despite international aid maintaining record levels[1] among international donor governments ($146bn in 2016), there is talk of […]

On the front lines of preventing violent extremism: an interview with Gaëlle Le Pottier
27th September, 2017

11 September 2017 – Nairobi It’s 16 years to the day after the attacks on the twin towers and I’m sat in a chilly Nairobi café eating a limp croissant with Gaëlle Le Pottier and trying to work out what it really takes to provide leadership in the face of one of today’s pre-eminent complex […]