Business Partners International

Expanding success through mentorship

Value-added services from financial institutions are not something Rwandan SMEs are accustomed to, and the benefit one young entrepreneur, Jean de Dieu Kagabo, gained from a Business Partners mentorship was a welcome surprise. Business Partners sponsored mentorship prizes for the 2011 SME categories in the annual RDB Business Excellence Awards. The awards took place earlier this year and Kagabo, whose company, Soft Group, manufactures sanitary pa...

The first stitch towards success

Business Partners International officially started operating in Rwanda in January 2012 with its first investment providing expansion capital to a woman owned and run business called Promota Creations Limited. Promota Creation Limited is engaged in a wide range of product branding that includes uniforms, outdoor products, indoor advertising products, point of sale and promotional wear. The business started in 2009 and since then demand for the co...