Rwanda Program Schedule

Day 1

Time Session Details
Whole Day Arrival & Gathering Arrive in Kigali, Rwanda and gather at designated meet-up point.

Day 2

Time Session Details
Morning Cultural Tour Orientation to Rwanda through Kigali city tour
Afternoon Cultural Tour Learn about Rwanda's history by exploring the Rwanda Genocide Memorial
Evening Social Activity Mix and mingle with participants, and discuss entrepreneurship with owner of local restaurant

Day 3

Time Session Details
Morning Meetings Learn about Rwanda's macro-economy and sustainability policies through discussion with government officials
Afternoon Meetings Learn about Rwanda's policies through the lens of civil society by meeting with international organizations and local incubators
Evening Social Activity Enjoy dinner with other participants at a local restaurant

Day 4

Time Session Details
Morning & Afternoon Site Visits Site visits to companies engaging in technological innovation, including zipline and green technology businesses
Evening Debrief Group debrief on learnings, thoughts and questions.

Day 5

Time Session Details
Morning Site Visits Visit a local coffee producer and a supply chain business to learn about food and agriculture
Afternoon Meeting Meet with an international organization that is assisting local agricultural practice and discuss food sustainability

Day 6

Time Session Details
Morning Meeting Meet with the tourist department and a local architect to learn about eco-tourism and how architecture shapes the future
Afternoon Travel Drive to Musanze and learn about Redrocks' community tourism approach
Evening Social Activity Enjoy a camp fire and BBQ in the nature

Day 7

Time Session Details
Morning Hike Hike up Virunga Mountains and Golden Monkey Tracking
Afternoon Workshops Business development workshops with local entrepreneurs
Evening Free time Drive to Lake Kivu and enjoy free time

Day 8

Time Session Details
Morning Activities Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Kivu through a bike tour or boat tour
Afternoon Workshops Workshop of how businesses can scale up
Evening Discussion Meet with Rwanda Global Shapers and hear China-Africa stories

Day 9

Time Session Details
Whole Day Departure Depart from Kigali, Rwanda or continue to explore on your own