Breaking the cycle of poverty, one woman at a timeMar 8, 2016But through a program supported by the UNDP, Marie Claire was among 30 members of her community, mostly women, who teamed up to form a savings group. While no formal financial institution in the country would have ever considered Marie Claire for a loan, the savings group gave her the money she needed to start growing beans. In three months, after harvesting and selling her crop and paying off her loan, she had enough money to buy metal sheets for a roof.
GOVERNANCE IS THE HEART OF THE 2030 AGENDAMar 2, 2016The Global Workshop on initiative to pilot illustrative work on governance in the context of the SDGs held in Nyamata, Rwanda, ended with a unanimous call to recognise governance as the heart of the 2030 Agenda, and therefore the need to scale up frameworks for measuring and monitoring its successful implementation.
UNDP Commends Rwanda Media Commission for promoting media ethicsJan 15, 2016Friday, 15 January 2016, The United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Rwanda Country Director Mr. Stephen Anthony Rodriques commended Rwanda Media Commission for its enormous work by a small committed team in tackling media ethical issues in Rwanda.
UNDP and One UN to enhance Collaboration with MYICTFeb 18, 2013Mr. Lamin Momodou Manneh, the Resident Coordinator of the One UN and Resident Representative of the UNDP-Rwanda paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Youth and ICT, Hon. Nsengimana Jean Philbert. The Resident Coordinator and the Minister held fruitful exchanges on the past, present and future collaboration of the One UN with the Ministry, with particular interest on the next programming process and the joint collaboration of the Ministry and the One UN in Rwanda in the areas of youth empowerment.