Who We Are

  • Vision: To be an innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact.
  • Mission: A trusted strategic partner for Rwanda’s development that offers financial solutions for enhanced value to our stakeholders.
  • Passionate: We love what we do, we are driven, we are willing to go the extra-mile to accomplish tasks. Bringing passion and positive energy to teams with a winning spirit
  • Innovative: We apply creative solutions to challenges and take advantages of opportunities. Unleashing in effect unleashing the full potential of staff. Embrace continuous improvement and lifelong learning.
  • Excellent: High performance culture by applying the highest standard of professionalism and excellence in everything that we do.
  • Integrity: High work ethic to ensure we are trusted by our clients. Treat clients with dignity and respect. Allow our clients to define quality clients are accorded priority.
  • Accountable: Being purpose driven and willingness to take responsibility for one’s own actions. Display reliability and consistency by delivering what we promised, when promised.

For the bank to achieve its transformation role in Rwanda’s economy, the BRD Strategic Plan 2018-2024 outlines three (3) key strategic themes:

  1. Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance and customer services.
  2. Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  3. Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

What We Offer

  • Short, medium, and long-term investment loans to projects in the priority sectors of the Rwandan economy – particularly Agriculture, Exports, Manufacturing & Infrastructure, Energy, Housing and Education.
  • Trade finance and payment system facilities and instruments to facilitate first class trade support to new and existing clients.

    The trade finance instruments include:

    • International incoming and outgoing transfers by SWIFT system
    • Documentary credits/issuing of Letters of Credit
    • Stand-By Letter of Credit (SBLC)
  • Lines of credit to new and existing clients and Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs—Commercial banks, Micro Finances Institutions, and SACCOs) under different projects (funds) through on-lending model to avail liquidity to the market so that these can then lend to final beneficiaries.

  • Guarantee Funds to cover the risks of prospective projects that impact on sustainable development. Several of these guarantee funds channelled and managed by the Business Development Fund (BDF) while a few others are granted and managed from other international partners.
    Our clients can benefit from guarantees and investment facilities such Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Guarantee Fund; African Solidarity Guarantee (FSA) and Rural Investment Facility Phase II.
  • Our clients (business promoters) can take advantage of advisory services and capacity building if they are struggling to turn their company ideas into bankable business plans or to manage projects during and after project implementation.
    The Bank also provides comprehensive capacity building programs in partnership with the Business Development Fund (BDF) to deliver business development services and training on optimal business management practices.

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Trade finance tariff is exclusive of correspondent Bank Charges Fees and charges on this Tariff are VAT Exclusive

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Tender No: 026/12/2022/BRD/HC&CS/CS

Assignment Title: Request for Expression of Interest for:

  • Lot1: Strategic Partnership for the implementation of BRD Digital Innovation Projects Data Science/Analytics Oriented.
  • Lot2: Strategic Partnership for the implementation of BRD Digital Innovation Projects Software Development Oriented.

Essential Document for tender

The expression of interest must be delivered in written form addressed to the Chief Executive Officer of Development Bank of Rwanda on the following address: procurement@brd.rw and copying to the brd@brd.rw not later than 11th / 01/2023 at 6:00pm Kigali time (GMT +2).

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