Private sector partners (10)

AJPRODHO-JIJUKIRWA is the Youth Association of Human Rights Promotion and Development in Rwanda. Built up of youth, the organization seeks to improve the rights of youth and children in Rwanda through human rights promotion, civil-society strengthening, youth protection, good-governance, and economic empowerment. Working in areas of youth economic empowerment of VSL, AJPRODHO-JIJUKIRWA has partnered with CARE Rwanda in Kayonza and Nyagatare Districts since 2009.

For further information, please see the AJPRODHO-JIJUKIRWA website.

The Association pour la Promotion des Initiatives de Base (APIB) works in areas of capacity building for community development, job creation, environmental conservation, and community-based tourism. With CARE Rwanda, it helps promote economic security among rural communities and thus establishes poverty reduction. It partners with CARE Rwanda on projects such as VSL Scale-up in Burera, Musanze, and Rubavu districts since 2002. 

For further information, please see the APIB website. 

The Associations of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR) is a national network of MFIs, which seeks to support beneficiaries to become sustainable professionals. Its partnership with CARE Rwanda focuses on capacity building and advocacy for the MFI sector and ensuring liaisons between MFIs.

For further information, please see the AMIR website.

Good Neighbors Inc. Ltd. is an international non-profit humanitarian organization that works in areas of child education, community development, and emergency relief. Specifically in Rwanda and in partnership with CARE, Good Neighbors helps with providing school supplies, tuition, and uniforms for OVC. It also has a lending project that provides livestock, seeds, etc to VW to boost incomes and business ventures. It has been working with CARE Rwanda since 2009 in the districts of Nyamagabe, Huye, and Nyaruguru.

For further information on Good Neighbors Inc. Ltd. and their work in Rwanda, please see the Good Neighbors Inc. Ltd. website.

Haguruka (meaning "stand up" in kinyarwanda) is a NGO created in Rwanda with the purpose to stand up for the rights of women and children. With centers around the country, it offers services to vulnerabl women and children particularly victims of GBV, proving legal, social, and emotional support. Working with CARE Rwanda on the COSMO project in Musanze, Kamoyi, and Muhanga since 2007. 

For further information, please see the Haguruka website.

Established in Brazil in 1997, Promundo is a global leader in engaging men in women's empowerment through gender justice and equality. Through group education, advocacy campaigns, and group therapy, Promundo works with supporters like CARE Rwanda to bring boys and girls and men and women together to gender-based disparities and injustice. 

For further information, please see the Promundo website.

RWAMREC is a leading local NGO on gender equality which focuses on engagin men in Rwanda in conversations on gender equality. Under this expertise, RWAMREC works with CARE Rwanda on projects like PALI and RI so that men can be educated on women empowerment. 

For further information, please see the RWAMREC website.

Founded in 2006, Sonke Gender Justice is a leading organization on male empowerment in female issues. With CARE Rwanda and RWAMREC, the organization works to educate men in gender equality and women's empowerment. Their vision is to find just and happy relationships between men, women, and children through development of democratic communities. They also promote the eradication of domestic and sexual violence and the promotion of sexual health. 

For further information, please see the SONKE website.

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) serves the economically active Rwandans who do not have access to regular banking services. As a Christian microfinance institution, it seeks to provide banking services to rural and poor individuals who have been turned away from regular banking alternatives. Through holistic methods, the banks aims to improve lives economically, spiritually, and socially. As an MFI, they have supported CARE Rwanda through the SAFI project in Gatsibo district since 2009.

For further information, please see the UOB website.