With 200 million people aged 15 to 24, Africa has the youngest population in the world. And yet, 60% of all unemployed in Africa are youth, and that doesn’t count young people who are underemployed with low pay and few advancement opportunities. High levels of youth unemployment and underemployment create a major barrier to… Read More
This is the story of the Awesomity Lab, a mobile application to address unwanted pregnancies among teenage girls.   The Awesomity lab is a team of IT enthusiasts who are very passionate about finding solutions for the society. So in 2015 when it happened to take interest in the issue of rising teen pregnancies. They… Read More
“I was simply led by my passion of bringing people and connecting them to new ideas and experiences together!”  We are visiting Impact Hub Kigali, in the capital of Rwanda. Community-driven and creatively- artistic spirit is felt from outside already.  Jon Stever is welcoming us and explaining how he founded the Office in October 2012, which became the… Read More
Iriba Water, transforming communities through clean water supply! Moving to a new town can, of course, be an exciting or challenging experience but it can also be both at the same time. When Yvette Ishimwe moved from Kigali to Kayonza it felt exciting and challenging all at once.  The move came at a time… Read More
Ki-pepeo by Priscilla Ruzibuka, a children's clothing line that is transforming the lives of poor women. Kipepeo means butterfly in Swahili. The butterfly is that it does not start its life as a butterfly but as a caterpillar. The caterpillar undergoes a metamorphosis process which transforms it into a beautiful butterfly. Priscilla wants to be able… Read More
Fabien Akimana, the Founder of Abien arts centre helping children discover their artistic talents. Fabien attended the first ever Children Summit in 2004 where the President of the Republic of Rwanda HE. Paul Kagame addressed the gathering, he left the place as a changed man. He suddenly had a new resolve; to positively impact children in whatever capacity that would… Read More