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Tchitchi Café

Tchitchi Café prides itself on serving fantastic food, in a great environment, at a great value. Before the pandemic, the restaurant’s commitment to exceeding expectations made it one of the most popular dining destinations in Kigali. However, everything was disrupted when COVID-19 set shore in Rwanda – closure was almost inevitable. In this episode of […]


Store2Door Store2Door is another one of the 60 highly innovative companies that formed part of the KOMEZA program. With the pandemic almost forcing the venture to complete closure, the program gave Store2Door another chance at impacting the market in its unique ways. At a time when many stores were closed due to the pandemic, Store2Door […]

House of Tayo

House of Tayo Founded by Matthew Rugamba, is another one of the 60 businesses that participated in the KOMEZA program. As a clothing brand showcasing African sophistication, style, and flavor, the enterprise is a very critical player in Rwanda’s tourism value chain. In this video, Matthew gives a brief account of the effect that the […]

Wood Habitat

Wood Habitat Being a part of the KOMEZA program came with a lot of learning, reinventing, and continuous execution. The program participants were challenged to take the knowledge, skills, and resources that the program gave and turn their enterprises into even more impactful businesses than they were before the pandemic. One of such entrepreneurs was […]


Cocobean Amandine Juru, manager at Cocobean Bar and Nightclub shares her experience as a part of the KOMEZA program. Cocobean, a famous spot for many locals in Kigali, used to operate mainly as a nightclub with its day restaurant working to compliment its regular revenue from the club. However, the pandemic saw the closure of […]

Naima Dolls

NAIMA DOLLS Allow our children to grow up with characters they can relate to Naïma Dolls is an Ivorian company specializing in the design and manufacture of African dolls and also in the semi-industrialization of educational games inspired by African culture.  It was created in 2015 by Madame Sara Coulibaly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w94vFGA-PCU