Identifying the opportunity to relocate back home and contribute to brain gain has been a dream for many African professionals who have studied abroad.

The Diaspora2030, is a German organisation which is run by the German Federal Employment Agency (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ). The organisation offers information regarding opportunities for the diasporans in Germany who would like to work, start businesses, volunteer or do projects in their countries of origin. Here is an overview of some of the programmes.

  • Relocation programmes for Returnees(currently it is not possible to apply for the Returning Experts programme. Keep checking on the website to known when the fund resumes.
  • Diaspora Organisations
  • Diaspora Experts

Several returning experts, diaspora experts and diaspora organisations have benefited from the support offered by the organisation. Here are examples of some of the projects in Kenya.

Knowledge Transfer, Capacity Building in Kenya at Universities and Organisations

Diaspora Experts Engagements in Kenya

Mshai Mwakidedela, a Kenyan professional who studied in Germany, successfully managed to volunteer in Kenya under the Diaspora Experts Programme. Read more about Mshai's initiative here: >>A Diaspora Expert from Kenya giving back to the community

Diaspora Organisations

Apart from the Returning and Diaspora Experts Programmes, Diaspora2030 has been supporting diaspora organisations based in Germany that are contributing in improving the lives of the people in the country of origin. Edith Otiende Lawani, a Kenyan Lawyer based in Germany and the Founder of GAaNF (Giving Africa a New Face) received funding to promote talents and right youth unemployment in Kenya. Read more about success story here: >>Promoting talent to fight youth unemployment in Kenya

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