Merciana UWAMWEZI is a woman entrepreneur who
owns a company (Natural fruits drier) in Nyagatare District that DUTERIMBERE ONG is proud to have supported from the grass root and is progressing well. This woman entrepreneur started with the project of pineapple multiplication and gradually started pineapple farming way back in 2012. The project, under funding from Oxfam and implemented by Duterimbere ONG supported this woman to start pineapple drying using solar energy (Plastic driers). The journey has today seen this courageous entrepreneurial woman get a bigger drier that uses Gas to continue her business of pineapple drying and as well producing pineapple juice and wine. In this journey, Merciana UWAMWEZI has been linked to financial institution for loan which has ensured the upgrading of her enterprise. Duterimbere ONG is committed to empowering Rwandan women in both social and economic spheres.