Isabelle Kamariza

Food Security | Rwanda

2019 New Voices Fellow

isabelle kamariza

Isabelle Kamariza is a philanthropist and social change maker. She is the president and founder of Solid’Africa, a Rwandan social enterprise founded in 2010 whose primary goal is to provide medically tailored meals to vulnerable patients in public hospitals as food is not part of medical care services.

She was the recipient of the Young African Women Leaders Forum Award in 2011 and the 2013 Imbuto Foundation CYRWA (Celebrating Young Rwandan Achievers) awardee. In 2018, she was recognized by the Queen Elizabeth II as the 55th Point of Light Awardee. She is the 2019 Segal Family Foundation’s System Innovator Awardee. Most recently, she has been the recipient of the Forbes Woman Africa Social Impact Award 2021.

Isabelle is a member of the African Healthcare Funders forum, an Aspen New Voices Fellow and One Young World Ambassador.