Teddy Mpinganzima Mugabo

Teddy is a remarkable individual who has dedicated her life to promoting environmental sustainability and spearheading transformative initiatives in Rwanda.

With her passion, expertise, and leadership, she has emerged as a true champion for a greener, more sustainable future. As the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA), Teddy has driven the country’s environmental agenda forward. FONERWA, under Teddy’s guidance, has become a catalyst for change, supporting projects and initiatives aimed at mitigating climate change, enhancing environmental resilience, and fostering sustainable development across Rwanda. Her commitment to the cause of sustainability is evident in her accomplishments and the impact she has made.

Through FONERWA, she has mobilized financial resources, enabling the implementation of numerous groundbreaking projects that address pressing environmental challenges while uplifting local communities. FONERWA has supported initiatives ranging from renewable energy projects, waste management and recycling programs, afforestation and reforestation efforts to sustainable agriculture practices. These initiatives have contributed to mitigating climate change, generating employment opportunities, improving livelihoods, and creating a more sustainable and resilient Rwanda. Teddy’s visionary approach to sustainability has garnered international recognition, with her work being highlighted by prestigious institutions like Yale University. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Teddy is an inspiring role model for aspiring environmentalists and changemakers.

You may also like...

Did you know that over 525 million people used the internet in Africa in 2019? If current growth trends continue, almost 75% of Africans are expected to come online by 2030.
Ride-hailing giant Uber is reportedly in talks to invest up to $100 million in Moove, a Nigerian vehicle financing platform, according to Bloomberg.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has unveiled the 100 women-led startup owners chosen to participate in its She Wins Africa program.
COTU Ventures, a Dubai-based early-stage venture capital (VC) firm, has secured $54 million for its first fund dedicated to backing promising startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

© 2021 Empower Africa. All rights reserved.