Written By Admin Published on August 17, 2023

UWITONZE Venuste is the Business Development Manager and Head of Entrepreneurship Department of Rwanda Institute of Cooperatives, Entrepreneurship and Microfinance (RICEM) since December 2022.

He is also a trainer of Micro Business Game, entrepreneurship and a business coach. Venuste holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Soil and Environmental Management from University of Rwanda (UR). He is certified electronic technician. He has a certificate in fundraising and proposal writing.

Since 2020 to 2022, he was a freelancer consultant where he worked with different consultancy companies in proposal writing, data collection, and data analysis and report development.

In 2021, he was on the team that worked on the three surveys by RMI. One was impact assessment of RP trainers industrial attachment, the second was RP student satisfaction survey and the third was tracer survey on the employability of RP graduates and employer satisfaction.

In 2021, he worked on the development of Regional Academy Learning Manual for Women in Politics Participation by FAWE. He served as Operations Manager at IGESCO Ltd from 2015 to 2020 where he was in charge of overseeing all the company’s operations.

In 2018, he participated in the tracer survey on employability of TVET and general education graduates and employers satisfaction.

In 2016, he was on the team that worked on the tracer survey on the employability of TVET graduates and employer satisfaction at WDA.