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General overview

Stage of development: Complete

Policy sector: Employment and training

Start date of service provision: Jan 2014

Capital raised (minimum): EUR 234k (USD 310.46k)


Duo for a Job, an intergenerational mentoring programme, matches young unemployed migrants with experienced local retirees. The 'duos' work together for a period of six months to connect the young migrant to local networks and help find suitable employment.

Target population

Young migrants aged 18 to 30 years who are: not EU, US or Canadian nationals; are legally residing in Brussels; and are registered with Actiris (the government employment agency)



  • Belgium

Service delivery locations

  • Brussels

Outcome metrics

  • Increase in employment rate. Employment rate for participants in the Duo for job programme is higher than the control group. Scale of improvement determines payment: investors receive back principal when 10% increase relative to control is achieved, with an additional bonus for outcomes above this level. Employment rate for participant and control groups.
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