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Vanguard Economics advises governments and development partners in programme and strategy design and implementation.

Ultimately, we work to grow the voice and opportunities for the population we serve with a focus on those who are most disadvantaged.

Young Impact Associate Programme

The YIA fellowship is a program of Vanguard Economics work as an Impact Partner Organization (IPO) for The Mastercard Foundation in Rwanda. The Foundation aims to create 30 million dignified and fulfilling jobs for young people in Africa by 2030

Our mission

  • The Young Impact Associate (YIA) fellowship is a paid fellowship focused on laying the foundations for a successful career in the field of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL). 
  • YIAs are exposed to the key discipline of impact evaluation, and are involved in everything from project management to data collection and analysis.

Fortified Wholegrain Initiative

We’re working to gradually supply FWG flour and derived products to all schools, and eventually consumer markets in Rwanda.

Our mission

  • We are on a mission to provide nutrition-rich meals to 4 million schoolchildren in Rwanda. In 2020, the Fortified Whole Grain (FWG) Initiative was introduced in Rwanda by the Rockefeller Foundation, with Vanguard Economics as its implementing partner.