Rwanda Clothing Ltd: Redefining Fashion and Empowering Women through Local Production

Rwanda Clothing Ltd is a success story that began in 2012 with Joselyne Umutoniwase’s vision of providing well-tailored and customized clothing made in Rwanda by Rwandans. From just two tailors, the company has grown into a team of over 45 full-time employees and 50 part-time employees from different women’s associations, especially for the home décor […]

If you dream it, you can achieve it

Ever since she was little, Muna Kelechi had an incredible passion for fashion, she would spend hours creating doll clothes and dreaming about starting her own clothing business. When she earned her degree in fashion, Muna started working as an assistant designer for a fashion firm near her home. Although her job was paying well […]

Art as way of speaking to people

Art is one of the open ways of talking to people; the emotions, feelings and all untold stories make people feel connected. The love to try new things through; heavy strokes of impression, flow of texture, torn foundry, engage different colors and grayscales in bright and dark backgrounds is what gave birth to ROBERT SENGA’s […]

Art for ‘Therapy’

Teta does her art on sensitive subjects that people don’t often talk about as a form of therapy. Originally, Michelin Teta’s dream was to be a film producer but as she grew older, she was constantly creating ‘small things’ thus taking ART as a subject at ECOLE D’ARTS DE NYUNDO during her high school. With […]

Born to be a ‘fashion designer’

Its true we shouldn’t always give in to peer pressure of what people say about us although sometimes, a word of encouragement from a friend or loved one is all we need to go after our dream. Igihozo Ntaganira during her early age was always reassured by her peers that she could be a model […]

Meet the brains behind Afrolago Rwanda

“I started this business purposely to support people with disabilities”-AFRIKA PARTICK: CEO and founder Afrolago Rwanda. Raised by a father who was into shoe making, Patrick is a true definition of “charity begins at home” after deciding to follow into the same path. What started as an act of ‘good kid helping dad run business’ […]