Copy of Itara Leadership Team

Jado Bazimana - Managing Director

Jean de Dieu Bazimana a.k.a Jado Bazimana joined Itara in 2023 bringing over a decade of diverse experience in consulting, entrepreneurship, retail, and international development across three countries: Burundi, Rwanda, and the United States. With a passion for connecting organizational goals with market trends, he excels in strategy, sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

Jado holds an MBA in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University and, beyond his professional pursuits, finds inspiration in music.


My Dream for Itara: "To open branches across Rwanda, empowering under-resourced women to earn a sustainable income and showcasing our products globally."



Divine Irakiza - Operations Manager

Meet Divine Irakiza, a dedicated member of the Itara team. She joined us in 2021 and, through her unwavering commitment, has risen to the role of Operations Manager in 2023.

Divine's journey is a testament to her exceptional leadership, where she works closely with the Managing Director to build and nurture professional relationships with our cherished artisans, customers, sales agents, staff, Itara Academy instructors, and vendors.


My Dream for Itara: “To expand our impact, offering many more women the opportunity to care for their families.”