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Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Age

Held every year during the UN General Assembly Week, the Social Good Summit brings together world leaders, entrepreneurs and community activists in one place to discuss solutions for the greatest…  


“Disability is not inability” – One UN Rwanda through UNDP supports training of teachers in braille to ensure blind children aren’t left behind

Cyuve, Musanze District | August 11, 2017 – In Rwanda, many disabled persons including blind people often have little access to education, as the result of this, they cannot actively participate in…  


Building an Inclusive Financial Sector in Rwanda (BIFSIR) - Booklet

The Building an Inclusive Financial Sector in Rwanda programme (2010-2015) seeks to tear down the barriers for financial inclusion in Rwanda by contributing to capacity building of stakeholders at the…  



BIFSIR thematic area: Umurenge SACCO

The Umurenge (U-) SACCOs form a part of the National Savings Mobilisation Strategy adopted for creating inclusive financial systems in Rwanda. The first U-SACCO was established in 2009 and to date 416…  


BIFSIR thematic area: Entrepreneur Skills Development

In Rwanda, 40% of the population is below 30 years old and with a current youth unemployment rate at 15.9%, youth unemployment has become one of the major threats to the achieved poverty reduction…  


BIFSIR thematic area: Village Savings and Loan Associations

VSLAs have proven to be very effective in generating growth and building local capacity. A VSLA is a microcredit model under which 25-30 members meet in a self-managed group once a week to save and…  


BIFSIR focus area: Digital Financial Services

Mobile phones have evolved to become one of the most user friendly tools of economic empowerment for poor people in developing countries. Because mobile phones allow instant and safe transactions…  



Adopting a New Culture for Food Security

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