BRD, FSA combine efforts to fight poverty

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Rwf500 million has been allocated to provide guarantee for commercial building projects, Rwf370 million for micro hydropower plants, while Rwf345 million is for developers of a modern market complex, and Rwf291 million for a nursery and primary school …

Bank conveniently using Urwego’s e-platforms

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Banking with Urwego Opportunity Bank has never been easier thanks to the versatile electronic platforms adopted by the bank to ensure people transact …

Financial inclusion set to deepen as Atlas Mara merges BPR with BRD-Commercial

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Analysts are saying that with solid backing from Atlas Mara the new BPR is headed on a collision course with Bank of Kigali (BK) for customers and market share especially after edging out I&M Bank Rwanda as second largest bank in terms of asset base following BPR’s merger …

VisionFund: Transforming entrepreneurs’ lives

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Being a successful entrepreneur isn’t an easy feat given the financing needs many present today. Unlike most financial institutions that don’t look out for the start-ups for their high-credit risk, VisionFund Rwanda (VFR) is constantly changing that …

RSSB Properties: Building for Rwanda’s future

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One cannot go by without noticing the elegant buildings built by the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) across the country. The buildings are now a solution to what has been one of Rwanda’s burdening challenges, inadequate housing, office and commercial …

Ruhunda EKOCENTER; leveraging partnerships to unlock community development potentials

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Presently, there are over 100EKOCENTERS across Africa and Asia sponsored by Coca Cola. By end year 2016, the number is expected to …

What Is Car Servicing?

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In order that the original manufacturer warranty is not invalidated, it is vital that the vehicle is serviced by a Workshop that follows the Manufacturer guidelines while carrying out the vehicle service – This is the biggest reason why you should ALWAYS service your vehicle with Manufacturer Authorized …

Kwetu Filmmakers to attend German Film Academy

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Young Kwetu filmmakers are set to travel to Germany to attend an international filmmakers’ class at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg …

Serena hotel staff joins the fight against the genocide ideology

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On 23rd June 2016 Serena Hotel Kigali staff and management took an evening off to commemorate the Genocide against the Tutsis. At the event that was blessed by the Chairman of the National Council of Unity and Reconciliation (NCUR), Bishop John Rucyahana, participants were urged to actively take part in the …

Serena supports genocide survivors in Mageragere

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As part of its continuous Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, Rwanda’s leading five-star hotel, the Kigali Serena Hotel last month visited and donated towards the genocide survivors of Mageragere Sector in Nyarugenge District, …

BRD bolsters Gicumbi public transport

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Travelers to and from Gicumbi district, Northern Province, will now have an improved and enriched experience as a better system of handling commuter vehicles and passengers including a decent waiting shed and ticket booking office have been put in place; thanks to the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) that instated …

UAP Agriculture Insurance Providing agribusiness insurance cover to stimulate agriculture sector

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The long ill-conceived issue of regarding agriculture as a risky venture is no longer holds, thanks to UAP’s agriculture insurance solutions launched onto the Rwandan market, an innovation that has got more Rwandan farmers access insurance for their crops. Apart from building confidence among farmers, the cover is bound …

Kamonyi Vocation training centre holds first graduation ceremony

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6th May 2016 Kamonyi vocation Center, founded by Strive Foundation Rwanda in 2015, held their first graduation ceremony where 56 trainees received their certificates in different disciplines. The …

Q&A with Tigo CEO Philip Amoateng

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As Rwanda moves forward towards its ambition of becoming a middle-income country, what I believe that we will see is increased mobile phone usage. People will use their phones to make payments, access government services and enjoy online content; and all this at high data speeds. At Tigo we believe …

How Bamurange used Urwego School Improvement Loan to provide Rusheshe children with a school

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“Socially impacting lives doesn’t come easy especially when you set off to do it but when you have a vision and the commitment to attain it, you will definitely find ways of reaching your final destination” said Ms. Beatrice Bamurange, the founder of the ever-growing Rise to Shine School …

Engen Staff Pay tribute to Kicukiro Genocide Victims

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Staff of Engen Rwanda Limited, a fuel marketing company, last month visited Nyanza Memorial Site to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi buried there. The Engen staff laid a wreath in honour of the 11,050 victims that are buried at the site after which they were taken …

Vision Finance Company rebrands to VisionFund Rwanda promises to reach more of the un-banked population

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VisionFund Rwanda (VFR) is a part of VisionFund International and subsidiary of World Vision International operating in more than 40 countries. In Rwanda VFR is one of the largest deposits taking Microfinance Institutions whose mission is to provide financial and non-financial services to the most underprivileged with limited financial access in …

NPD LTD: Building sustainable infrastructures for Rwanda

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As a leader in Rwanda’s construction industry, NPD Limited has created its own in building sustainable infrastructures for …

Oriental Gourmet: Giving you the perfect taste of Asian Cuisine

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Managed by a Filipino, Melanie Cordero, Oriental Gourmet brings a refreshing approach to oriental foods ranging from Thai, Japanese and Chinese …

Mediheal Hospital and Fertility Centre-Kigali Cutting Edge Medical Centre of Excellence

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Since its establishment in Rwanda in 2014, the health facility, also part of Mediheal group of hospitals, has maintained its position as a leading health service provider in the country. It is located on Plot No. 252, Kimihurura, Main Road, in Rwanda’s capital …

UAP Insurance Rwanda Celebrate World Diversity Day

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Held under the global theme “Find your greatness” UAP Insurance Rwanda’s staff joined their colleagues from other UAP jurisdictions in Botswana, China, Columbia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mexico, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe to share the Rwandan culture and its …

TURKISH- truly a global airline

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Turkish airlines for many years has been synonymous with world class services, timely arrivals and departures and quite favorable ticket pricing. This success story comes from a history of the commitment of the Turkish people to serve, the enormous investment, technology and training in the industry, hard work and through …

Istanbul- at the heart of history, religion, culture and architecture .

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Istanbul is a city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. The Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot …

Sonarwa General transforming with Rwanda, a land of a thousand innovations while making people financially secure

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Through its core values of accountability, excellent service delivery, teamwork, proactiveness and empathy, SONARWA General Insurance has emerged as the undeniable leader in the …

Monaco café An exceptional brand that prides itself of quality service

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One of Kigali’s most favorite coffee shops! Lovey vibe, decor and the food is amazing. With an indoor amusement children’s park, the service are fantastic.It is actually the first of its kind in the …