B2R Fellow Excels at Vanguard Economics

As a partner of The BRIDGE, Vanguard Economics has employed several job candidates, including B2R Fellow, Magnifique Mukundwa, who graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Environmental Health Engineering and Entrepreneurship in 2020. Check out the video to hear more about her experience working as a Data Analyst and how Vanguard is maximizing the […]

Isomo Academy’s Pioneer Bootcamp is Complete

Isomo Academy’s Pioneer Bootcamp is Complete!The 8-week residential program concluded at the end of September and the results were truly transformationalThe pioneer class of 120 Scholars embraced the challenges and exceeded expectations. They made significant strides in academic growth, personal development, and empowering one another. We are proud of the achievements made by each Scholar […]

“To Realise The Promise Of Learning,” B2R’s Director of Academic Services Discusses Future of Education in Rwanda

B2R’s Director of Academic Services, Chaste Niwe, was recently published in Pan Africa Review for his article, “To Realise The Promise of Learning,” where he discusses the progress of Rwanda’s education system over the last 20 years, the challenges the sector faces today, and, more importantly, the opportunities to develop alternative pathways to learning that will improve the knowledge […]

B2R Farms Becomes Certified Exporter of Produce in Rwanda

We are excited to announce that B2R Farms has officially become a certified exporter in Rwanda! In the span of only two weeks, the B2R Farms’ team completed two shipments of green chillis to London, collectively weighing 3,500 kilograms. Through the use of Foundations for Farming principles, Nova Farm has become a producer of the highest quality […]

2021 Annual Report is Here!

This year, Bridge2Rwanda experienced incredible growth, unforeseen miracles, and renewed vision in our efforts to create sustainable, market-driven enterprises with the ability to improve the lives of many more people. D O W N L O A D A N N U A L  R E P O R T O U R  2 0 […]

Against All Odds | Launching Isomo Academy

Despite incredible challenges and setbacks, Bridge2Rwanda’s Isomo Academy officially launched on Sunday, August 1, with the first cohort of 120 Isomo Scholars and 32 B2R staff receiving special clearance from the government to travel to Maranyundo Girls School and begin the 8-week residential boot camp. This marks the beginning of a transformative learning experience grounded in:  ENGLISH TRAINING – Developing students’ foundational English-language skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking  […]

B2R Fellows Discuss Work and Life After Returning Home

B2R Fellows, Steven Mucyo (Georgetown University), Christelle Umubyeyi(Yale University) and Diana Munyana(Columbia University) sat down with Managing Director of The BRIDGE Career Services, Happiness Uwase, to discuss their transition from university to career, their experience working at Dalberg, a strategy and policy advisory firm specializing in global development, and what led them to return home to launch their careers in Rwanda.  “There […]

35 B2R Scholars Graduate From University Abroad This Year

Congratulations to the 35 B2R Scholars who graduated from universities abroad this year!  We wish them the best as they enter a new season and begin their professional journey. There is no limit to what they will accomplish over the course of their careers. 

B2R Celebrates 10 Years of Impact

287 STUDENTS SELECTED$ 72 MILLION SCHOLARSHIPS EARNED FROM85 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIESThank you to our incredible network of Scholars, donors, partners, host families, sponsors, and friends who have joined us on the bridge over the last 10 years. We look forward to what the next decade holds!

B2R Commissions 10th Cohort of B2R Scholars

This month, B2R commissioned its tenth cohort of 24 Bridge2Rwanda Scholars who earned university scholarships to study abroad this fall. The event included speeches from Group 10 Scholars, Brave Jeremie Mugisha and Jeielle Habinam Claudia; B2R Founder and CEO, Dale Dawson; and Group 5 Scholar and keynote speaker Christelle Umubyeyi. Watch the full event here.

Isomo Academy Bootcamp Will Be Held at Maranyundo Girls School

We are so excited to officially announce that our first Isomo Academy summer boot camp will be held at Maranyundo Girls School, which is located in Nyamata, right outside Kigali. The school includes beautiful classrooms with smart technology and a large computer lab, as well as spacious dormitories where students will stay during the 8-week residential program. We look forward […]

B2R Scholar Speaks at TEDx Middlebury About the Role of Schools

Before graduating from Middlebury College with a double major in Neuroscience and Psychology and minor in Education Studies this month, B2R Scholar, Francoise Niyigena, had the opportunity to speak at a TEDx Middlebury event. In her talk “Why re-thinking the role of schools is key to ending global poverty,” Francoise named different ways that the school system fails to serve and truly empower […]