Buying from women-owned enterprises makes business sense

17th September, 2014, Kigali Serena Hotel - “It is time to support women entrepreneurs so that they can come up and do what their male counterparts are doing,” Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Oda Gasinzigwa, stated during a plenary session on women-owned enterprises. The session, which served to answer the question ‘Why buy from women-owned enterprises’, was part of the Women Vendors...
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Women vendors trained and linked to buyers at the Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum

16 September, 2014, Kigali Serena Hotel - The International Trade Centre (ITC) linked women entrepreneurs from the coffee and service sectors with sector specialists and buyers in a move to ensure their commercial success. This took place during a Buyer Mentor Group Session, aimed at increasing the amount of procurement secured by women vendors. The group session, part of the Women Vendors...
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Rwanda hosts international roundtable on sourcing from women owned businesses

The Fifth Senior Executive Roundtable on Sourcing from Women Vendors in Kigali, was today opened by Oda Gasinzigwa, Rwanda’s Minister of Gender and Family Promotion. The event brought together over 50 decision makers in governments, corporations, trade support institutions and women’s associations. It discussed the challenges and opportunities to enhance their operations, especially in relation...
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Minister Gasinzigwa advocates for self reliance among farmers in Nyanza as planting season begins

The minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Gasinzigwa Oda, joined farmers from different sectors in Nyanza district, to kick start the planting season A 2015, on the 09 September, 2014. Minister Gasizingwa, along with representatives from the ministry of Agriculture, Rwanda National Police, (...) Read more

Gender mainstreaming training for planners and budget officers launched

Kigali, 9th September, 2014- The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN), in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), launched a two week workshop for planners and budget officers from all government institutions, at La Palisse Nyandungu. With a (...) Read more

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