Objective number one today was to get a post office box. Arriving early was surely the way to go as there was no line. At the counter I inquired about getting a box, only to be told, “They are finished.” That means there aren’t any...

Today I made my first trip to the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) to begin the process of registering MANA as a company in Rwanda. Having lived in east Africa previously, my expectations were relatively low (not because I’m a cynic, however), so I was not...

Diary of a Start Up Venture in Rwanda By Bret Raymond Country Director MANA Foods Rwanda Ltd. My family of five arrived in Rwanda last night. Today was a day to establish communications with the world. My friend David took me around in his 1997 Toyota Hilux. I already...