From Dropout to Successful Business Owner

Wilstar supports key parts of CARE Norway´s comprehensive Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Programme (GEWEP) in Rwanda, with an emphasis on providing opportunities for women’s entrepreneurship through training and financial inclusion. The project runs over a four-year period and started in 2015. The project has benefited thousands of women in Rwanda. One of which is 23 year old Mukayiranga Assumpta. …

Sarah Niyogakiza

Sarah Niyogakiza, from the village of Karusimbi in Nyanza District, is an emerging young entrepreneur who is developing entrepreneurial skills and improving her business confidence, through her participation in CARE’s mentorship programme. This programme recruits successful women in formal business to coach, train and share experiences with women in informal business. Sarah, 21 years old, is a fatherless girl born …