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John Rwirahira

John Rwirahira

Is the head of the Research and Information at Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR).

John Rwirahira is an economist and a policy analyst. Before joining AFR, he occupied senior research positions in different research organisations. His work mainly focused on pro-poor policy design and implementation in key sectors such as agriculture, social protection, gender equality and equity as well as access to finance for marginalised groups.

At AFR, Mr John Rwirahira is responsible for designing and overseeing market research activities and generating learnings that support strategic programming and policy dialogues on accelerating access to finance (especially for disadvantaged members of the Rwanda community). He also coordinates the development and dissemination of information to help design a more efficient financial market system in Rwanda, while at the same time developing the capacity of market players.