SPARK is a global Dutch NGO that works in conflict affected states with the aim of supporting entrepreneurship development and access to higher education, so that young, ambitious people can lead their societies into stability and prosperity. They deliver a variety of business and entrepreneurship programmes around the world. SPARK believes that sustainable, economic growth is essential for the alleviation of poverty.
SPARK Rwanda is a full-service organisation, offering a range of options that enable local partner organisations to provide existing SME’s and new entrepreneurs with all the tools they need to flourish. SPARK Rwanda works closely with government agencies to improve conditions for entrepreneurs and job creators.
SPARK joined Youth Business International in respect of SPARK Rwanda focusing on enhancing entrepreneurship support for youth under the Irish Potato Value Chain Financing Project (IPoVaF) – a programme that aims to increase access to financial services for Irish Potato smallholder farmers in Rwanda, to enhance productivity, income and job opportunities.