Mr. Innocent Havyarimana

Mr. Innocent Havyarimana, CEO, GLAP enterprises

Mr. Innocent Havyarimana

Mr. Innocent Havyarimana, CEO, GLAP enterprises

Biography

Innocent Havyarimana, the CEO and Founder at GLAP Enterprises (Soap manufacturing), is passionate about community empowerment and refugees’ self-reliance, through job creation, training and mentoring the community in soap making business. Before founding GLAP Enterprises which is a successful soap manufacturing enterprise and training others in Kenya, Innocent was a chemist in his home country Burundi. Innocent’s vision is to see high numbers of refugees and host community become self-reliant and owning their businesses using local materials, through training, leading and mentoring other business community members.

Prior to his work, Innocent worked at Swisscontact, DRC, HI and GIZ as a soap trainer and business mentor. Innocent is a Burundian but he has spent the majority of his life living and working to expand GLAP Enterprises to all Kenya since 2015.

Innocent is committed to long-life learning and community work, he recently graduated with an online Bachelor’s degree in business communication from Southern Northern Hampshire University in July 2021 and is looking for a scholarship to do a Masters in the same field.

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