Agaseke k’Amahoro Cooperative - Rwanda
Quick information guide
- 42% of enterprises in Rwanda are led by women.
- 58% of enterprises in the informal sector are women owned,
- 30% of the national GDP are women’s contribution
Leading sectors include
- trade and hospitality; and
- financial services
Though Rwanda's economy is still rural and dependent on agriculture
Strong growth in the services sector is emerging, particularly in construction and tourism. Services sector is contributing to the overall economic growth.
Access to market in Rwanda
The Republic of Rwanda, as a member of the East Africa Community, has access to a regional market of over 172 million consumers. Rwanda is also a neighbor of the Democratic Republic of Congo which is not yet a member of the East African Community with a market size of approximately 35 million people.
Rwanda is also a neighbor of the Democratic Republic of Congo which is not yet a member of the East African Community with a market size of approximately 35 million people.
Women are many to enter into business with creative ideas, breaking even into male dominated sectors such ICT. This is attributed to the gender sensitive public policies in place.
It is however important to continue supporting women. According to the UN, once women enter into business, they start battling existing hidden barriers such us lack of access to finance, inadequate information and weaker networks.
Women owned businesses
About Aziz Life
Agaseke k’Amahoro Cooperative
(Peace Basket Cooperative)
Azizi Life partners with over 30 independent groups in Rwanda - over 500 artisans... and growing! Rising from the horrors of genocide, artisans from all backgrounds have joined together once again through their art. With their fair trade income, parents are caring for the health, nutrition, and education of their children. Families are building better homes. Women are rising out of crippling dependency to become contributors in their communities. Our artisan partners have a vision to be leaders for wholeness in their community, and we are privileged to partner with them.
1. Woven bawl
2. Baskets and Trays
3. Wall Hangings
5. Bags and purses
6. Jewelry & Accessories
With different prices for more info : https://azizilife.com/products#jewelry
Available through out the year plus orders
Monday to Saturday from 8:00 Am to 5:00 Pm
Rwanda Postal Address
Tel +250 785 781 146