Nominate your favourite small business for the SME Response Clinic Business Awards! The awards are open to small businesses in the following three categories:

  • Women-owned or-led business.
  • Start-up or innovative business (operating for two years or less).
  • Established enterprise (operating for more than two years).

Winners will receive a cash prize of Rwf 1 million to invest in their business as well as expert advisory services. Selected runners-up will gain access to the African Management Institute’s Survive to Thrive programme.

You may submit up to three nominations – one for each category. We especially welcome nominations of small businesses operating in towns and cities across the country.

Read the Terms and Conditions

Have Questions?

For any enquiries or more information, write to or reach out to Emile Ndayambaje, AFR Communications Manager, at