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Status Update

Scaling Digital Skills

Location

South Africa

Date

September 2020 - Present

Description

Impact Amplifier (IA) has been appointed by the World Bank and the Youth Employment Service (YES) to explore new ideas, innovations, and business models in “impact sourcing” – which will deliver scaled digital skills-based jobs for disadvantaged youth in South Africa.

IA Role

Crowdsourcing – Impact Amplifier has been conducting a national crowdsourcing campaign across our own and partner networks. Some activities as part of the campaign have included setting up an online survey form, conducting interviews with key stakeholders and thinkers in the digital skills landscape to further explore market gaps, trends, and opportunities.

Innovation Development – Impact Amplifier is developing the idea sourcing tool and involved in various research and exploratory efforts to compile business cases for scalable mass employment opportunities for youth. The aim is to work toward providing strong business cases for acceleration.

Status Update

Recent Work

Building Resilience and Impact Assessments

Client:

Nando's

Locations:

South Africa, USA, United Kingdom, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

Date:

2012 - Present

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Capacity Building Programme For Entrepreneurs and Intermediaries

Client:

SAIS

Locations:

South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana

Date:

2019 - Present

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Africa Online Safety Fund

Client:

Google.org

Locations:

Senegal, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia

Date:

June 2020 - Present

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South African Food Ecosystem Impact Assessment

Client:

FoodForward South Africa (FFSA)

Locations:

South Africa

Date:

June 2020 - Present

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Digital Skills Marketplace

Client:

Google.org

Locations:

South Africa

Date:

2019 - Present

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Social Innovation Accelerator and Fund

Client:

SAB Foundation

Locations:

South Africa

Date:

2018 - Present

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