UZURI K&Y is an African inspired shoe brand and manufacturer established in Rwanda since 2013. The company was founded by two women entrepreneurs (Kevine & Ysolde) who met at University while studying Creative Designs. Furthermore, the two young women simply believed that it would ideal to gather knowledge and create a common mission.
Brand Africa as an origin of fashion items on the international map.
craft viable solutions to recycle old car tires into functional products while equipping the youth & women with technical & soft skills
Our values are simple and based on the company's mission to create change in the community. We define them as Education, innovation and sustainability.
UZURI K&Y is led by a skilled management team whose mission is to craft sustainable solutions to recycle wastes into functional footwear, strive to create opportunities to youth and women and focused to server and meet the needs of the individual and corporate customers across the country and worldwide.
HR and retail manager
Chief Executive Officer
Jean Marie Iradukunda
Experience store Manager
Marketing assistant officer
Christa Bella Nicole Kanyamuneza
IT and E-Commerce Officer
Experience Store Manager
Marketing and PR manager
Best Women Startup
In 2016 KORA & The first lady of Rwanda awarded UZURI K&Y as the best female lead start up of the year.
KORA & IFC
Made in Rwanda Enterprise of the Year
In 2018 RDB recognized UZURI K&Y as the excellent Made in Rwanda enterprise of the year
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
Top 10 Africa Business Heroes
In 2019 UZURI K&Y was named and awarded UZURI K&Y as one of the top 10 Africa Business Heroes through Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI)
Jack Ma Foundation
Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator
In 2020 UZURI K&Y was awarded by Acumen & IKEA Social entrepreneurship Accelerator
Acumen & IKEA