The Difference We Make

Our Aims and Objectives

  • Raise aspirations through the celebration of successful minorities;
  • Inform parents with regard regards to future careers availability and labour market requirements;
  • Create an educational and economical frameworks tailored for children and minority-led enterprises;
  • Provide ongoing administration and marketing assistance to support minority-led businesses to scale-up;
  • Create opportunities for young people to access meaningful work experience and employment.

While the goal and the challenge remain to move out of informality, the path is depicted not in terms of a one-dimensional remedy but rather as a gradual approach that can catalyse transition through comprehensive and integrated strategies. This will address the multi-dimensional problems rooted in the informal economy.


Productivity Through Education

We enable young people to gain meaningful work experience whilst working for small businesses and helping to improve their services.


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Growth through Micro-Enterprise

We provide administrative and marketing assistance to support and promote micro-enterprises through the creation of new jobs and business opportunities at the local level.


We Listen. We Create. We Share.

We combine knowledge gathered from different sectors with our deep understanding of local communities to broaden project benchmarks and deliver custom solutions for our clients.

We invest in supporting informal projects…

… as they play a significant role in communities, especially in income generation. The relative ease of entry and low requirements for education, skills, technology, and capital make such projects readily accessible to a broad public. Unfortunately, we noticed that most people enter the informal economy not by choice, but out of a need to survive and access basic income-generating activities. Most also struggle to formalise their business ideas in line with Western expectation.

Research has shown that workers in the informal economy face higher risks of poverty than those in the formal economy. As a result, there is a significant overlap between working informally and being poor and vulnerable. While some activities offer reasonable livelihoods and incomes, most people engaged in the informal economy are exposed to inadequate and unsafe working conditions and have high illiteracy levels, low skill levels and insufficient training opportunities.

The way forward is to provide a coherent framework for our partner projects which enables greater inclusion with the mainstream economy. The process of moving out of informality is a comprehensive and progressive one rather than a simplistic one-off approach.

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The Difference We Make
The Difference We Make
The Difference We Make
The Difference We Make