Who We Are

The Challenges Group is the largest independent Scottish development agency and one of 6 global sister organizations headquartered in Scotland. Challenges brings a hybrid approach utilising tools and processes built over 20 years of experience to contribute to building the capacity of young people as well as small and medium sized businesses.

What We Do

Challenges Group Advisory


Business Diagnostics
Market Assessments
Business Development

Implementation-The Challenges Group


Enterprise Strengthening
Piloting & Prototyping
Deal Preparation

Challenges Group Farmer Seed Plant

Learning and Development

Training Services
Business Mentoring
Online Support

Current Projects

Youth to Work

A partnership between young people and private enterprise in Ghana, Uganda and Zambia

Making Work Work

Rwanda Coffee Project

The Coffee Market Building for Peace and Prosperity project is a a five-year initiative working with eight coffee co-operatives in the country’s western and southern regions of Rwanda.

Our Work

Read about the impact of our work

Challenges has been operating globally for almost 20 years, from South America to Far East Asia. Since 1999, we’ve operated in 54 countries, supporting more than 3000 enterprises and tens of thousands of people. Find out more about some of these projects below.

More Case Studies
Boomers International Ghana Challenges Group

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