Our Mission

Nascent Solutions is dedicated to strengthening the capacity of the vulnerable in rural Africa to achieve self‐sufficiency.

The disabled persons, orphans, former child-soldiers, single mothers, widows, and many other vulnerable people, understand, more than anyone else, the challenges they face. Thus, we work closely with them to develop interventions geared towards translating their knowledge and resources into simple but durable solutions. We empower them to assume more responsibility for and leadership in ensuring their well-being and restoring their God-given dignity.
  • Inclusion for ownership building and sustainability
  • Respect builds self-esteem
  • Transparency trust and confidence
  • Accountability optimizes outcomes

NS was founded in 2004 by Dr. Beatrice Wamey, a US citizen of Cameroonian origin.

Dr. Wamey, founder and current president of NSI ran the organization from her home in Fairfax Station, VA, from November 2004 till April 2008 when the organization moved to its current location at 85 S, Bragg St. in Alexandria. Haunted by the images of malnourished children, street children rumaging for food in the dumpsters in Yaoundé, Beatrice signed up for classes at the Northern Virginia… Read More >

Nascent recognizes that change happens when target beneficiaries appreciate the relative advantage of what can be over what is. Then they can assume the quality of leadership necessary to sustain positive change.  It is from this premise that we seek  invisible talent among women and youth in rural areas and translate their latency into the development effort.