Erica Matasi Gateka

Erica Matasi Gateka (Burundi) is a seasoned social entrepreneur and development consultant with a background in nonprofit organizations and community projects. Originally from Burundi, Erica currently lives in Rwanda. She is the co-founder and CEO of Love and Hands Ltd, a social enterprise that promotes asset-based solutions in Rwanda and Burundi. She also works for the Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions Foundation as the Executive Leaders Program director. She is knowledgeable and skilled in organizational leadership, project management, partnerships, marketing and growth strategy, training, asset-based community development, grassroots activism and advocacy, business coaching and mentorship, and public speaking. She has an MA in Development Practice from the University of East Anglia, UK, and a BA in Business Administration (Accounting major). She is deeply committed to promoting and developing African solutions to African problems using available resources.