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The Foundation works with more than 100 partners in countries across Africa and in Canada. Together, we have improved the lives of more than 25 million people and their families.

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  • Access to Finance Rwanda


    Project: Expanding Agricultural Finance in Rwanda

    Amount: $11.5 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Increase access to and usage of financial services for 352,500 agricultural entrepreneurs.

    Test innovative digital and agent banking channels that can facilitate low-cost distribution of financial services nationally.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Next-Generation Financial Services
  • African Management Initiative


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Inspiring Managers/Grow Your Business

    Amount: $4.5 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    African Management Initiative (AMI) will provide supervisors and aspiring supervisors in the tourism and hospitality sector with hands-on management and leadership skills training. AMI will also support entrepreneurs in this sector to drive growth in their businesses and create employment opportunities.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Cornell University


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Upskilling and Management

    Amount: $6.0 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Provide training to 1,280 young Rwandans through an online training program.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Dalberg Limited


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Learning & Research

    Amount: $1.9 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Dalberg will support functions related to the monitoring, learning and coordination of partners. Working closely with the Foundation, it will support the development and implementation of an initiative wide, cohesive learning framework and data collective system.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Institutional Development

    Amount: $6.3 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Support capacity development of key national institutions in Rwanda by strengthening the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) ecosystem and developing workplace training modules for Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centres, key industries, and regulatory institutions.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • EF Education First


    Project: Language and skills training to the tourism and hospitality industry in Rwanda

    Amount: $2 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    This joint program with the Rwandan Development Board primarily focuses on English proficiency and communication skills, which have been identified as a critical challenge for the industry. It also boosts essential hospitality skills, including knowledge about the attractiveness of Rwanda as a premier tourism destination and a focus on how to offer world-class service during events and conferences.

    Visit the EF Education First website.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • ESPartners Ltd


    Project: Rwanda Tourism and Hospitality Champions

    Amount: $3.0 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Provide support to early-stage entrepreneurs from conception to validation, with a focus on young women. Build a platform and a community where aspiring women entrepreneurs are supported and trained to become tomorrow’s champions in tourism.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • GIZ


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza - Increasing Employment for Young People

    Amount: $6.3 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    GIZ is developing the capacity of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) regulatory bodies, vocational schools, the Chamber of Tourism, the private sector, and associations to improve training and employment outcomes for young Rwandans entering the tourism and hospitality industry.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • GroFin SGB Fund


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Business Development Support and Improved Access to Finance for Small Businesses

    Amount: $0.9 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    GroFin will provide 270 small businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector with access to business support services that allow the businesses to grow and generate new — and retain existing — job opportunities, that will primarily be filled by disadvantaged people in Rwanda as a means of relieving poverty.

    GroFin will provide to select businesses using their own investment funds and those not selected for GroFin will have the opportunity to be connected to other funders through the Hanga Ahazaza initiative.

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    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza
  • Harambee


    Project: Hanga Ahazaza – Rwanda Youth Employment Accelerator

    Amount: $8.7 million

    Countries: Rwanda

    Harambee will identify, screen and test a network of 100,000 young people and place 25,000 into training and employment opportunities. Harambee will work closely with other Hanga Ahazaza partners and local employers to ensure effective matching and attribute testing.

    Related Initiatives:

    • Hanga Ahazaza