Rwanda

Pacifique Nshimiyimana

a 25 years old social entrepreneur founder of “Real Green Gold Ltd” and graduate of Biotechnology at the University of Rwanda. With a background in the areas of industrial biotechnology, molecular biology and graduated of the Regent University Centre for Entrepreneurship.

With a passion for biodiversity and ecosystem services, Pacifique has worked as an activist at the Rwandan University Club for Conservation of Biodiversity (RUCCB) during his time in college. With his social venture “Real Green Gold Ltd”, he does organic banana farming and packaging. Through training, he works with smallholder banana farmers to equip them with modern organic farming skills. Real Green Gold does collection, packaging, and distribution of premium bananas around Kigali, capital of Rwanda. Pacifique is also an award winner of These Numbers Have Faces/Accelerate AcademyTony Elumeru Foundation Entrepreneur as well as a StartUp! Facilitator & Business Coach at Digital Opportunity Trust. Pacifique hopes to find a job to strengthen his career and widen his horizons as a young entrepreneur and youth leader.