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Our mission is to direct the energies and talents of young thinkers and innovators to accelerate the realization of Africa's aspirations.

WHO WE ARE

Gawani Africa is a strategy and innovation advisory start-up focused on accelerating development in Africa. Established in 2018, We leverage skillsets and competencies in structured problem solving and complex program management to work with private, public and social sector actors on key developmental challenges facing the continent.

OUR CORE SERVICE OFFERINGS

STRATEGY & POLICY ADVISORY

We blend logical discipline and analytical rigor with deeply nuanced knowledge of local context to deliver an approach to problem solving that yields strategy and policy solutions that are as pragmatic and feasible as they are unique. Our work is sector agnostic, but we have built specific capabilities in economic growth strategy, health systems strengthening, and financial inclusion. We focus on innovative problem solving that generates optimal social impact.

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ENABLING
INNOVATION

We provide strategic advice and support to early stage innovators working on ideas and solutions with a potential for transformative social and economic input. We create sandbox environment for innovative African solutions to be conceived, nurtured, incubated, and taken to scale. Our core offerings within this service line are Venture Design, Early Stage (pre-seed) incubation and Strategic Due Diligence (for Angel Investors & Networks).

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EXECUTION 
EXCELLENCE

We bring our functional strategy expertise and our experience working across sectors to help clients master operational strategy and execution. We provide capacity to directly support clients across all phases of project implementation, from planning to close-out, especially in new markets, domains or geographies, where delivery risks are significant. Our core services for this offering include Operational Strategy Design, Project Management, and Project Monitoring and Evaluation (Impact Measurement).

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We work with public, social and private sector actors to navigate the difficult terrains of pursuing growth, development and progress for Africa's people

 

OUR CLIENTS

Our clients are leaders across the private, public, and philanthropic sectors, from multinational corporations to philanthropic foundations, from impact investors to government leaders, and from development institutions to non-governmental organizations.

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We apply rigorous structured problem solving principles and methods to tackle important challenges, leveraging local insight and the power of collaboration