Upon first examination, Rwanda does not seem an ideal place for business investment and development. However, it has emerged in the past several years as a beacon of investment opportunity. This report explores the reason American investors and businesses would want to take a chance on Rwanda.
Rebuilding Rwanda 2008: From Genocide to Prosperity through Education
Rwanda is on the verge of a breakthrough. Having weathered one of the worst humanitarian crises imaginable just fifteen years ago, and with an impoverished countryside plagued by HIV/AIDS, hunger, and malaria, Rwanda seems an unlikely place for an economic renaissance. Yet the nation's commitment to good government and support for free market solutions place it as among the most likely countries to see rapid advancement in the coming decades. Such a future is far from guaranteed, and whether it comes to fruition depends largely on the country's system of education.
This report presents a thorough background on Rwanda's education system, catalogues the most up-to-date educational statistics available for Rwanda, discusses the current efforts underway to transform Rwanda through education, and suggests effective means of getting involved.