Eric Iyaremye was born and grew up in the Eastern part of Rwanda. In 2008, he won a scholarship from Generation Rwanda for talented young students to attend university in Kigali. He chose the national university of Rwanda as it was his childhood dream. He did a degree in Agriculture, majoring in Agricultural economic and agribusiness. Eric was the student representative and the National university of Rwanda Agribusiness association president. He graduated in this year with a 2:1 and was the second top performer in his graduating class. He was selected to give the university class graduation speech for his commitment and achievements.
Eric is passionate about community development and making a positive change in society. He likes to read motivational novels including SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE’’ by Stephen covey together with “TAKE THE RISK’’ by Dr Ben Carson. He is also a Manchester United fan and dedicated Christian. He has a natural entrepreneurial streak and is working with his business partners to fill a gap in the market for coffee shops for middle income earners in Rwanda.
Eric believes that “Grow’s work gives me a way forward towards fulfilment of my dreams. One entrepreneur mentored, is at least one less jobless person!”
Welcome to the team Eric, we are so happy to have you join our team in Rwanda.