• College Graduate Invents Hand washing Gadget With Sensors

    A Rwandan young graduate has fabricated an automatic user friendly hand washing unit that can be used in families and public venues.

    Lambert Ruringana 20, a graduate from Nyanza Polytechnic institute in Southern Province is worried about securing a job after school.

    Last year, before graduation day, Ruringana invited two classmates Derrick Shema and Yves Nasenge. They brainstormed on several ideas but zeroed in on making automated electric cooking stoves.

  • How 19-year-old Ishimwe fixed Kayonza's water problem

    When Ishimwe Yvette’s family relocated from Kigali to Kayonza District, the experience was overwhelming, making it hard for them to settle in, particularly because the place was dry and had no access to clean water for home use. The challenge was, however, seen by Ishimwe as an opportunity to serve her community and also make some money in the process, writes Pontian Kabeera. 

  • Umutanguha Finance Company pour stimuler l'activité entrepreneuriale chez les jeunes

    La Première Dame du Rwanda S.E. Jeannettte Kagame (à gauche) avec Jules Ndahayo, DG de Umutanguha Finance (au centre) et le Ministrre de la jeunnesse Jean Philbert Nsengimana lors de la remise de trophée en 2015

    La politique nationale de microfinance au Rwanda, dont l'objectif consiste à permettre aux institutions de microfinance de rendre à la population rwandaise des services d'intermédiation financière accessibles, durables, sécuritaires et adaptés à leurs besoins.

  • Why you shouldn't hide your weaknesses in a job interview

    Two years ago, a young woman named Michele Hansen spotted a job opening that piqued her interest. She wasn’t qualified—the posting was for a product manager at an investment company, and she had no experience in financial services.

  • Lydie Hakizimana – The startup story of a textbook entrepreneur with an incredible vision for improving children’s literacy in Rwanda

    If there is one woman who is living proof of the power of women entrepreneurs to make a real difference in the world, it is Lydie Hakizimana co-founder of Drakkar Limited in Rwanda

  • Jobseekers tipped on finding employment

    Youth in the country have been urged to seek knowledge, and hands-on skills and love work in order to fit in the highly competitive labour market.

    “You can’t do a good job if you don’t have the right knowledge and skills and love for it. Work hard and don’t fear to take risks. Start today,” said Jerome Gasana, the director general of the Workforce Development Authority (WDA).

  • Imibare mishya igaragaza uko ubushomeri buhagaze mu Rwanda

    Ikigo cy’Igihugu cy’Ibarurishamibare, NISR, kigaragaza ko hifashishijwe ubushakashatsi butandukanye n’ubusanzwe mu gupima uko isoko ry’Umurimo rihagaze mu gihugu, Labour Force Survey (LFS) 2016, impuzandengo y’ubushomeri ari 13.2%.

    Ubu bushakashatsi bw’igerageza bwakozwe muri Gashyantare 2016 kuko ubwimbitse buzaba muri Kanama uyu mwaka, bwerekanye ko abari ku isoko ry’umurimo mu gihugu ubariyemo abafite akazi n’abatagafite ari 49.3%, muri bo 58.1% ni abagabo naho 41.5% basigaye ni abagore.

  • Young Rwandan entrepreneur on meeting President Obama, Mark Zuckerberg

    Jean-Bosco Nzeyimana is a happy young man but to describe him simply as “happy” would be an understatement. He is over the moon.

    On Friday June 24th, he was part of a five-member high profile panel discussion that involved not only the US president Barack Obama, but as well Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of the social networking site, Facebook.