#DOTYouth

#DOTYouth is a global movement of daring social innovators. Read about how some of DOT Rwanda’s digital champions, community leaders, and social innovators are creating opportunities and transforming their communities.

Amina

Adolescent pregnancy is not only a health issue but also a human rights and development issue. Pregnancy undermines a girl’s ability to exercise her rights to education, health and autonomy. To help resolve this, ...

Israel

How Israel is creating a safe, efficient solution for electronic charging

After conducting research on using electricity in Rwanda, Israel Nishimwe found out that most community members face issues of short ...

Ariane

Before Ariane Umuringa was a social innovator, she was a student in a district in Rubavu, Western Rwanda.

Studying mathematics and physics in high school, Ariane found herself challenged — not as much by the ...

Jeanne

Rwanda is continuing to go digital, and Jeanne Bovine Ishemaryayo plans to be there every step of the way. According to the government’s Vision 2020 plan, Rwanda will be a cashless economy by 2024. That is good news ...

Olive

Olive Tuyizeye started her journey as an entrepreneur with a small shop, but had never been able to generate enough income to sustain her family. It was a difficult way to make a living in rural western Rwanda, and ...

Laetitia

When Laetitia Umubyeyi first got involved with DOT Rwanda in 2016, she didn’t think of herself as a social entrepreneur. She didn’t even have a business idea. She had a background...

Francois

While many Rwandans value a university education above all else, 26-year-old Francois Nkurunziza knew many unemployed young people in Gatore Sector,...