About Innova Group

We are a unique training and consulting organization, based in Burundi, that supports both Business, Social Innovation and Professional development.

We provide Educational and Consulting Services that help business owners, entrepreneurs and social innovators start, develop and grow their ideas successfully; and emerging professionals integrate the available job market.


Building communities where people collaborate and support mutually for their socio economic development



Train, Inform and bring together Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Social Innovators to  build effective partnership and use communities assets  for sustainable development


Innovation – Honesty – Collaboration – Partnership – Mutuality – Professionalism.

Innova Group Programs

BTC Program

Through this program, Innova Group offers:

  • Business Training and Consulting: Starting a business package, Developing a business package, Growing a business package
  • Business research studies,
  • Business Technical Assistance,
  • Business Diagnosis and Restructuring.

This program is providing educational and consulting services that support businesses and projects at every stage of their growth for Impact and sustainability.

BA Program

Through this program, Innova Group offers:

  • Access to Business support services: Business co-working space, Business-to-Business events, Business Training and Coaching,
  • Access to Mentorship: Connection Business to Mentor, Mentorship event
  • Access to investment and venture capital: Connection Business to MFI, Investment Fund, Business to private investor, Public pitch and demo Events.

The objective of this program is to help start-up businesses to become stable and self-sufficient.

The program supports early-stage, growth-driven companies through education, mentorship, and financing for a fixed-period of time, and as part of a cohort of companies.

UMUCO Business Accelerator, located to Bujumbura Rohero I at 4 Avenue Muyinga, is run under the BA program. Africa2Trust is partnering with Innova Group to operating in Burundi through the same Program.

SIS Program

Through this program, Innova Group offers:

  • Organizational Diagnosis and restructuring: Design Challenge and  Innovation Lab.
  • Facility to training and coaching: Connection to training and coaching opportunities, Networking events for connection and engagement.
  • Facility to resources (HR, FR, MR): Providing volunteers and Interns, Providing small grants, Providing IT equipment.
  • Facility to leadership programs: Facilitating Professional Scholarship, Facilitating Leadership courses and fellowship, Facilitating Executive Coaching, Facilitating Exchange Programs.

The objective of this program is to help social innovators to being highlighted, ready for finance and social impact champions through lifelong learning process.

The SIS Progam focuses on education as the key factor to impacting the quality of life of future generations. This Program aims to identify, and support tools and projects oriented towards the development of social entrepreneurship and impact investing across Burundi.

We invest in Social innovation to support people and organizations to co-create, learn, adapt and scale more effective solutions to entrenched social problems—making our human and natural systems more adaptive and resilient. We support them with knowledge and competences to being able to serve their beneficiaries and communities in a long run.

Social Innovation Support Program – SISP” is supported by our partners, including Bujumbura US Embassy, to helping us the development of a pool of Trainers, Coaches, Mentors, Consultants and Experts to support brilliant and talent people with innovative ideas for collaborating, sharing ideas, supporting mutually, inspiring each others, keep innovating, growing and making a collective impact.

EPD Program

This program involves in:

  1. Internship and Volunteering Initiative_IVI: 
  • Internship and volunteering Placement: Work-based learning, Networking Events,
  • Weekend School_WS: Life skills, Basic English skills, Leadership Training, ICT Basic skills training, Learning visits/Field trips, Driving, Public speaking, Telling story.
  • Job application support_JAS;
  • Community services engagement.

2. Practical Training Initiative_PTI

  • Business Development Training: Business Creation, Business Canvas development, Business Planning, Business Evaluation,
  • Project Development Training: Non-profit Creation, Planning for Impact, Strategic Planning, Project Writing, Monitoring and Evaluation,
  • Financial Management Training: Financial Software’s, Finance books keeping, Financial statements generation,
  • Partnership Management Training: Communication, Marketing, Effective use of Social Medias, Proposal Writing, Contract writing, Partnership development planning, Business pitching, Growth Planning.
  • Career and Job placement assistance: Training and Assistance for job application

From this program, participants will become top effective, competent, employed, professional, productive and self-reliant. Participants will be equipped with adequate and essential skills for job market integration.

The Program helps emerging professionals to engage with our Society, participate in Society activities, become better acquainted with each other and make important contacts with emerging leaders over a fixed period. It inspires new and returning graduates to envision themselves as future leaders in their fields.

The program focuses on adaptive learners who can think outside our programs and learn things up quickly. The program is after people who offer diversity of thought when it comes to developing solutions to keep Africa moving.

Innova Group vision statement

Fair Africa where Entrepreneurs and social Innovators get access easily to quality Program and Business Support Services that help them to build their capacity for growing and making a visible impact in their community.

Your success to bring new solutions to local problems is our satisfaction.

Our educational and consulting programs' benefits

  • Quality Training for Growth
  •  Coaching for sustainability
  • Consulting for effectiveness
  • Partnership Development Support
  • Technical support and Contents
  • Information about Opportunities

Improve your IDEA with Innova Group

How we are Unique

We provide educational and consulting services that support businesses and programs at every stage of their growth for impact and sustainability.

Our R&D team keeps innovating new models and approaches to use for improving our services.

Our Consultants & Experts are high skilled and exceptional for their work.

Innova Group Services

Innova Group provides Quality training to individuals as Entrepreneurs and social innovators or as employees of  Enterprises, NGOs  and Public Institutions to improve their services and programs with high performance leadership and effective management.

We provide a full suite of classes to support individuals, entrepreneurs, social innovators and business owners for organizational development : Soft skills, Program development, Products/Services Management, Operations management, Marketing and Sales management, Partnership management. We have courses adapted to each target group.

Our customers always have challenges, and to support them beyond the class we offer advisory services by hour. They can be purchased hour by hour or by the block of hours.

Advisory services are executive coaching to reinforce the class material and apply it to their respective organiszation.

We provide coaching on  how to live  Effective management of their organizations by adapting skills to realization for succeeding from Training to Sustainability.

Coaching session is planned in two modes: public and individual coaching. Public coaching is about to invite leaders and discussing on topics chosen. Individual coaching is about to coach a leader on specific topic in the need for his organization.

Sometimes our customers are unable to find the time to execute what they learned why they need an extra support from us. We provide consulting services when we work on any project on what we train.

When our customer’s messages and operations are up and running, they will need access to finances so that we provide  introductions and help facilitate funding.

Supporting NGOs, enterprises and public institutions by training, coaching and consultancy is not enough, we realize the need of  great initiatives in African to be connected to other partners at Beyond.

By this service, we identify partners for Africa and we connect them to our customers  in various sectors specifically on each sector for funding. Sometimes they need also to be connected for partnership, collaboration, mutual support and complementary.

We provide consulting services in proposal and grant writing for searching technical or financial partnership.

When our customers are growing they need many tools and resources to manage their company so that we provide contents online and physical to help them keeping their growth.

Innova Group Focus

Innov’a’Strat is an Innova Group product which means “Innovate a Strategy for your business”  for  Green&Social Entrepreneurs based in Africa to improve their business strategies regarding to the local context. We provide to entrepreneurs and their Staff  training and coaching services related to the following courses: Business concept strategy, First step for best entrepreneurs, Business planning, Leadership&Management, Marketing&Communication, Creativity&Innovation, Self Evaluation system, Customer care, Products and Services Improvement.

We also provide consulting services to businesses for management tools and innovative business models creation

Innov’4’Impact is an Innova Group package services  which means “Innovate for Impact in your Community”, assists social Innovators to be “Ready for Finance”. We provide to them training and coaching services for the following courses: Planning for Impact, Strategic Planning, Communication&Fundraising, Membership management, Networking strategy, Self Evaluation system, Partnership management and Have a vision.

We provide also consultancy services for management tools and social models conception of  their initiatives.

Innove with partner is an Innova Group services package which means “Innovate for with partners”. We assist SMEs to build and manage their partnership and network.:  Customers, suppliers, franchises, investors and financial institutions . We provide training and coaching in topics related to partnership management, Selling channels management, network building, keeping relationship, etc.

We provide consulting services by working on project with enterprises to find effective partners for businesses and products.

Innov’4’Franch is an Innova Group services package which means “Innovate for franchisor to your enterprise”, assists SMEs to improve their products and services,. We provide strategic representative services related to the following aspects: Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Communication, Matchmaking, selling and distribution management.

Those SMEs use the Innova Group as a licence name for their activities and products.

Innov’and’Change is an Innova Group product which means “Innovate and change your working system”. We provide training and coaching to different courses to grow together leadership and  Impact. We partner with American organizations and firms to derive quality services at international standard in : High performance of Leadership, Programs management, Strategic Planning, Planning for Impact, Work with patriotism, Public care, Self Evaluation System, Team Building and Have a vision.

We provide consultancy services for elaborating program and project models to different NGOs  to improve their services quality to the community.


Innova Group is based in East Africa  especially in Burundi with goal to have representative partners in other African Countries starting by ICGLR Countries (Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Sudan, South Sudan et DRC). Already implemented in Burundi with representative partners in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya;  Innova Group has focus to services which are supporting Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Social  Innovators for Design Thinking, Innovation realization, Capacity building, Leadership development, Highlighting ideas, Network creation, Effective partners identification, Partnership development, Ideas acceleration usefully, Impact creation  and Sustainability.

A Message

“The successful way to save our communities is to educate Innovators so that they can build strong partnership and working with effective collaboration and high performance of leadership. Starting small and growing progressively, join InnovaGroup and you will get helpful services for your idea development”. Said Emile Uwezowamungu, Our Founder

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Our Executive Team

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Our consultant

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