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Welcome to the Work in Progress Community

This site bundles all the important news and updates, valuable resources and opportunities and past and upcoming activities of the Work in Progress (WiP) alliance partners. Explore how WiP creates jobs for youth, what the project is about, and which ventures have been supported by WiP to create more employment opportunities.

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Implementing Partners

Butterfly Works

Co-creating social change

Enterprise Development Centre

Building the capacity of SMEs

Hanze University of Applied Sciences

share your talent. move the world.


Horn of Africa Voluntary Youth Committee, operating in Somaliland and Ethiopia.


Entrepreneurship and maker culture in Alexandria

Innovate Ventures

Accelerating Somali Start-Ups

OXFAM Impact SME’s Development Programme

Generating lasting positive impact through small & medium enterprises

Poise Nigeria

Nigeria’s Premier Personality & Image Consultants


Designs, delivers & evaluates innovative programs addressing local challenges

She Leads Africa

A community for smart and ambitious young African women


Discovering Design Thinking

Discovering Design Thinking

In Discovering Design Thinking you will gain a better understanding of design thinking and its benefits. You will dive into the steps of the… read more

Understanding your Customer

Understanding your Customer

In Understanding your Customer you will apply your knowledge to real problems and how to solve them. This course looks more in-depth at challenges… read more

Developing Agile Solutions

In Developing Agile Solutions you are going to learn by doing! With some quick and easy ways to validate your idea, you can bring… read more


The Work in Progress! Alliance

… aims to enable young people from diverse backgrounds to generate sustainable living wages and create optimism about their future in Egypt, Nigeria and post-conflict Somaliland.

Our focus

Building young people’s skills for today and the future to find paid jobs or set up their own enterprises.


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