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Indego Africa's Role in Reconstructing Post-Genocide Rwanda

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 11:07 AM

An economy and a society left in tatters by the genocide

In Rwanda during the 1994 genocide against Tutsis (also known as the Rwandan genocide) not only did the genocidaires massively kill their Tutsis neighbors (calling them cockroaches) but they also looted and destroyed their property, including their houses, fields,...

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Indego Africa's Women-Led Global Supply Chain

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 2:12 PM

The effectiveness of Indego Africa's market access program for our artisan partners is only as good as its globally-integrated sales, creative, and production function. With that in mind, we would like to you meet Indego Africa's Creative Director, Deirdre McGuigan, and Production Manager, Grace Tsuni Uwase.

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Emelienne Nyiramana: A Rwandan Female Artisan Entrepreneur on the Move

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 1:00 PM

Emelienne Nyiramana is the Founder and Managing Advisor of Cooperative de Couture de Kicukiro (Cocoki), a sewing cooperative of 29 women located in Kicukiro, Rwanda.

She is one of two Indego Africa artisan partners traveling to the United States in June for the 2013 Artisan Trip, a leadership,...

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Joselyne Nibagwire: The Self-Made Entrepreneur

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 4:37 PM

Joselyne Nibagwire is the Head of Quality Control at Abasangiye Iterambere (Abasangiye), a sewing cooperative of 25 women located in Kayonza.

She is one of two Indego Africa artisan partners traveling to the United States in June for the 2013 Artisan Trip, a leadership, education, and community engagement initiative...

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The Artisan Changemaker: Integrating Market-Driven Solutions to Poverty With Catalytic Philanthropy in Women's Empowerment

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 10:01 AM

From a Core Belief in Women's Empowerment...

At Indego Africa, we believe in the power of equal opportunity and that, in many areas around the globe where certain populations of women lack even basic opportunities, that working with those women is the right thing to do, it leads to efficient...

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