Akazi Kanoze Entrepreneurship Study
This study evaluated the work of the Akazi Kanoze (AK) Youth Livelihoods Project in Rwanda to support youth entrepreneurs. The report presents findings on the effectiveness of AK’s Entrepreneurship Support Model on youth skills development as well as AK youths' ability to create and sustain their businesses. It explores the innovative ways that AK helped foster resiliency among youth to overcome environmental and financial barriers. Additionally, it presents lessons learned from seven years of implementation in hopes of informing future project design.