- published: 14 Oct 2011
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In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, devastated communities in Rwanda's coffee-growing regions struggled to rebuild. In 2005, the Dukundekawa coffee cooperative, also known as Musasa, became Root Capital's first client in Africa. Since its founding, the enterprise has grown from 300 to more than 1,800 members. As Musasa cooperative members explain in this video, a reliable source of credit is essential to their cooperative's growth. Based on Musasa's contracts with leading specialty coffee buyers, Root Capital loans the cooperative money to purchase raw beans from its members. When the processed beans ship and buyers send their payment, a portion of the proceeds pays off the Root Capital loan. Since 2005, Root Capital has provided Musasa with more than one million dollars in financing...
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Quartz's Africa correspondent Lily Kuo recently returned from a reporting assignment to Rwanda where she discovered a very different side of China's engagement in Africa. After all, Rwanda lacks many of the resources and large markets that other African states use to attract Chinese investment. Lily joins Eric & Cobus to discuss why Rwanda is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Chinese money and migrants.
HOPE International is partnering with the Anglican and Pentecostal churches of Rwanda to create Savings and Credit Associations that are freeing men and women from physical poverty while promoting reconciliation and restoration throughout the country.
On the eve of 2015 Rwanda labor day, Rwandan Television (RTV) aired a documentary that featured a terrific entrepreneurship journey of Jean Bosco Nzeyimana, the Founder and CEO of HABONA Ltd - a company that produces affordable and environmentally friendly fuels from waste. The film crew have gone deeper to highlight Jean Bosco's lifestyle and how his is working with local government agencies to promote his integrated waste management works in Nyamagabe district. He focuses on the production of fuels in form of briquette and biogas while the by product is organic fertilizer that is used to help farmers increase their crop yield. Subtitles credit: Paul Ndiho.
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The 1994 Rwandan genocide tore the country apart. But today, in the village of Mbyo, perpetrators and victims live side by side. By: Megan Specia, Veda Shastri, and Kaitlyn Mullin Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/2q9JizO Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection of the best videos from The New York Times every week: http://bit.ly/timesvideonewsletter Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more from The New York Times? Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo Instagram: http://instagram.com/nytvideo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytvideo Google+: https://plus.google.com/+nytimes Whether it's reporting on conflicts abro...
Rwanda has secured a new credit facility with the International Monetary Fund worth $ 204 million. It's designed to help boost Rwanda's depleted FX reserves. Our Washington Correspondent Daniel Ryntjes spoke with the IMF's Mission Chief for Rwanda, Laure Redifer who says the country's economy, is in good shape.
Rwanda is positioning itself as an I-C-T hub and leader in the East African region as well as the continent. By the end of 2015, more than a quarter of the country was connected to the Internet and many government services are available online. But the best example of the country embracing ICT is the free Wi-Fi in many parts of Kigali. CCTV's Uche Okoronkwo tried it out.
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Video credit: Reuters