2015 YALI alum wins Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

Author: Grace Munene

Merab Twahirwa Rwanda

One of our 2015 Fellows, Merab Twahirwa from Rwanda, was recently awarded a grant worth $100, 000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to spearhead her efforts in creating a micro-credit reference bureau in Rwanda. During her Fellowship time at Notre Dame, Merab met with Courtney Roberts from Moonshot Global and they have since been working together on several projects in Rwanda including applying for this grant. Read more here