Disability is not inability, Meet Rubavu District Land Administrator

She has a permanent visual impairment since 2011! With a law degree, Mukantabana Epiphanie is working in RubavuDistrict District as Land Administrator at One Stop Center. Born in 1975, Mukantabana lives with her caring husband with three children. He became visually impaired after completing her University Studies in Law and before impairment she was...

Living with Visual Impairment, Mukamwezi narrates her Story

Mukamwezi Joselyne, Byimana, RuhangoThis case study is related to Mukamwezi Joselyne who has visual impairment problem. Mukamwezi, 40, lives in Byimana Sector of Ruhango District in the Southern Province of Rwanda. She says that she lost her sight during her childhood. Mukamwezi who has four years old boy has never gone to school as any other...

Here is why Employers need to include PWDs in their Staffing

You may have heard a Local Company in Rwanda where 70% of their staff is deaf. The Company is Masaka Creamery Ltd which locates in Gasabo District in Kigali Special Economic Zone. The Masaka Creamery factory was established in 2015 and it produces high quality Diary products...

USAID calls for the mainstreaming of Gender and Social Inclusion in its Funded Projects

Kigali, 13th December, 2018: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project (PSDAG) being implemented in Rwanda has called for the integration of Gender and Social Inclusion in SMEs and Cooperatives business model as an important step towards the empowerment of youth, women and people with disabilities

Hospital Managers want LDP+ scaled up in all Health Facilities in Rwanda

Hospital Managers from Kibagabaga and Masaka District Hospitals have requested the Rwandan Ministry of Health and its partners to roll out at other facilities the program called LDP+ (Leadership Development Program Plus) in order to improve health service delivery, TOPAFRICANEWS reports. The request was made on Friday 23rd November 2018 at the LDP+ workshop convened to celebrate the results of...

VIDEO: USAID, Masaka Creamery Partner to produce High Quality Dairy Products

KIGALI - On June 18, 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project (PSDAG), officially launched its partnership with Masaka Creamery, an American-owned company based in Rwanda that produces cultured dairy products (yogurt, cheese and butter.) Masaka Creamery used a 234 Million RWF grant from USAID to acquire new dairy processing...

Disability not Inability: 17 of 28 Employees at Masaka Creamery are Deaf

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project (PSDAG) has partnered with Masaka Creamery Ltd, an American-owned company based in Rwanda that produces cultured dairy products which include yogurt, cheese and butter. According to John Porter, the Managing Director of Masaka Creamery factory which is located in the Kigali Special Economic Zone...

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