Women refugee entrepreneurs are pushing for self-reliance in Rwanda

“I was just hoping for something to allow me to put food on the table and push through life,” recalls Angelique Rusaku on why she opened a grocery store upon arriving in Rwanda’s Kigeme Refugee Camp eight years ago. Fleeing

Positive Impact Stories: B CORP Month

This week, as part of B Corp month, we are charged with telling a positive impact story from among our network. One of our favorites is from our partner, the African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC). This wonderful collection of business accelerators supports

Supporting Refugees to Build a Brighter Future via Mobile

Around the world today, the UNHCR estimates more than 82 million people have been forced to abruptly flee their homes, leaving everything and everyone behind due to conflict or disaster. The challenges faced by refugees do not end once they

AEC in BBC: The Burundian refugee soap maker who is fighting Corona

When Innocent Havyarimana started his soap-making business in Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp in early 2015, he was trying to move on from the traumatic events that had made him flee his native Burundi a year earlier. Read more