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Kigali women's handicraft fair boosts Made-in-Rwanda drive

Published on March 13, 2017

Rwandans have been urged to continue supporting handicraft makers and other local producers by buying locally-made goods.

While opening a women’s arts and crafts exhibition in Kigali on Wednesday, Patricia Muhongerwa, the City of Kigali vice-mayor for social affairs, said the fair seeks to promote women in the sector and also increase the demand of local products “because small-and-medium enterprise (SME) operators are the biggest job-creators in the country”.

“Handicraft businesses create employment opportunities for Rwandans and form an essential part of the micro-and-small enterprise sector,” Muhongerwa said. Read more. Source | New Times