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under the rainbow offers strategic facilitation; technical and strategy assistance; advisory; capacity and evaluation services in the international social change and development sector. 


We facilitate strategic processes, and develop strategies for change; undertake assessments, reviews, and evaluations; design and implement capacity strengthening interventions; support the unleashing of strategic communications and influencing capacities; and provide specialist learning, knowledge and publishing services.


Our work is informed by a commitment to a just and inclusive society, an openness to innovative thinking and doing, and a valuing of respectful engagement for achieving meaningful, ethical and sustainable change interventions. We infuse creativity and strive to engage holistically in everything we do.


We are based in South Africa and work locally, regionally and globally, with hands-on experience in countries ranging from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe.

who we are



Sarita Ranchod and Sonja Boezak form the core under the rainbow team. We've been collaborating for nearly twenty years and value connecting dots, thinking and crafting strategically, making lateral connections,

and bringing energy and compassion into how we approach our work.

what we do



We provide tailored services to organisations and movements to craft transformative, creative strategies, processes and approaches for achieving positive change in the worlds we live in. 

how we work



We foreground listening attentively, with all of ourselves; every person's innate capacity for creativity; and the knowledge that we are all experts at our own lives, in how we engage with people and organisations to get to the heart of the matter, whatever it may be.   

what other people have to say...

"Thank you for your patient and calm guidance. Fantastic work!"

"Your approach has opened up so many new possibilities for us. Thank you!"

"Your commitment to the depth of knowledge we forget we have is truly impressive."

"Your calm presence and composure makes it easy for us to feel the truth that 'the personal is political'."

"Your facilitation approach is unlike any we've come across. It helps us go beyond staid ways of doing, making the work we do personal to us. We need more!"

"You have shown us what great leadership is. Thank you for guiding the way so gently."

".You are excellent facilitators! You steer us and accompany us through difficult waters with compassion."