Jules Theoneste NDAHAYO
Jules Theoneste NDAHAYO has over 12 years of experience in rural development and microfinance, and is currently working as Chief Executive Officer of UMUTANGUHA Finance Company (UFC) Ltd, formerly Union of Saving and Credit Cooperatives UMUTANGUHA (UCU), a Microfinance institution which has a special focus on rural farmers, women and youth in Rwanda. Mr NDAHAYO is currently the chairperson of the Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR) and has coordinated various projects funded by International organisations including UN agencies in the domains of Microfinance, financial education, digital financial services, Rural Finance and Youth &Women friendly services.
Mr Jules NDAHAYO holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance and Banking and a Masters Degree in Microfinance (waiting for graduation). He is a CGAP certified trainer in Financial Management, Governance as well as Business Planning and has been conducting several trainings in all these courses while also providing technical assistance for MFIs in different domains. He has been conducting several technical assistances in all these fields and spoke at various panels about Microfinance and digital financial services in Africa and Europe.