Who we are

Isaro Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Iragena J. Leon on October 15th, 2011. Its main goal is to empower the young generation by improving reading and writing skills in Rwanda. Isaro Foundation operates in different ways which include:

  • Shipping books to Rwanda
  • Organizing reading and writing competitions and empowering Rwandan teachers through creative writing training.
  • Sponsoring young Rwandan writers who are limited by lack of means in the publication of their books.

The edition of the foundation, Isaro edition, publishes electronic and non-electronic writings. There is also a trimester Isaro magazine full of students’ writings.

In order to fulfill its objectives, as a non profit organization, Isaro Foundation accepts support from individuals, government and non-government organizations.


An educated people of information, creation and innovation where everyone thinks critically, writes objectively and communicates proficiently for cultural and economic growth.


Let us make Rwanda the most educated nation in Africa.