Supporting job creators!
With knowledge sharing, long-term mentoring and business relationships, we aim to support the ongoing growth of small to medium size businesses in Rwanda.
REAP wants to support local solutions - we don't have all the answers but we desire to partner with growth-potential businesses.
REAP wants to introduce Australian businesses to Rwanda, encouraging investment and job creation in the local economy
OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM
Connecting, inspiring and knowledge sharing!
The heart of the REAP vision is reciprocal relationships.
REAP facilitates the connection of screened businesses in Rwanda with screened business leaders in Australia who are committed to mentoring, knowledge sharing and a long term relationship with an entrepreneur in Rwanda.
REAP facilitates the introduction of Australians to Rwanda. Developing a unique travel experience introducing Australian business leaders to Rwanda - building a deeper understanding between our two nations.
REAP also facilitate local business intensive courses run by business specialists. Participants are exposed to basic business principles covering financial management, people management, marketing, strategic planning and technology.
REAP’s focus is on knowledge sharing and relationships. Learning and growth is a two-way street.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN RWANDA?
Innovators - Entrepreneurs - Reliable
Must have set up a small business employing 3 or more employees.
Been in business for a minimum of 12 months
Be a wealth-generating, profit-orientated business
Potential areas - tourism, building, financial service, agriculture, plumbers, electricity, mechanics, cleaning business, real estate, IT, natural resources – e.g. timber.
Target demographics: Rwandan resident, minimum education – completed high school. Self-motivated, committed to personal growth.
Can understand and read English.