Our name, the imperative “Innovation” in Kiswahili.
Bunifu is Not for Profit, US 501(c) 3 charity organization and local community based organization in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Established in 2017 by Daniel Muhwezi, we are a team of passionate social innovation professionals from social entrepreneurship, humanitarian, emerging technology, education, finance, agriculture and corporate sectors. Our expertise is in unlocking the power and potential of young people to solve poverty and unemployment.
What We Do
Bunifu tackles the youth unemployment by unlocking the potential of youth in Africa with skills, mentorship, capital access, networks and linkages to create jobs, and drive social economic development in their communities.
In all that we do, we are people of our word, with the courage to do what is right.
Respect for all stakeholders, partnership, with shared responsibilities we are grateful for opportunities and are mindful of our limitations.
Focus to address the root cause by challenging the status quo and commitment to hunt for new ideas.
For livelihood-challenged communities, we empathize with and care for those around us.
Pursuit of excellence with high standards and courage to realize success
Bunifu Strategic Plan at a Glance
- Relevant practical skills for job creation and profession development:
Bunifu will empower young people with hands-on skills in leadership, social entrepreneurship, agribusiness, programing and vocation for job creation; and soft skills, hard skills, technical skills and English language skills for job readiness.
- Affordable capital:
Bunifu will enable young people to have access to low cost capital and reduced interest rate microloans with favorable payment terms.
- Modern incubation services:
Bunifu will support young entrepreneurs with access to space, coaching, mentorship, consultation and ICT services so that they can overcome the initial hurdles in establishing enterprises.
- Advancing formal education:
Bunifu will provide career guidance, life skills and mentorship for young people to excel academically. Bunifu with also offer training in college admission tests and guidance in scholarships application process.
- Institutional strengthening:
Bunifu is committed to have improved and efficient operational policy, procedures, and management systems. This will ensure effective and efficient delivery of its services through harmonized structures and streamlined management practices.