S0FI2016 – Day 2

Day 2 opened with John Rwangombwa, Governor, National Bank of Rwanda, in attendance at the Symposium


  1. The Governor then took the stage.
  2. Olga Morawczynski, Program Manager, Financial Inclusion at The MasterCard Foundation, led a thoughtful panel on the Rwandan experience with Patrick Buchana, Founder and CEO, AC Group; Bilal Zia, Senior Economist, World Bank; and Ivan Murenzi, Financial Inclusion Specialist, Access to Finance Rwanda.
  3. Next up, we had Leveraging Partnerships to Address Business Priorities. Leesa Shrader, Director, AgriFin Accelerate Program, Mercy Corps, held forth as a strong moderator of this dynamic series of panels. Craig Heintzman, Founder and CEO, Arifu & Noel Mazoya, Marketing Manager, M-Commerce, Vodacom Tanzania and more.