Mrs. Nkunzimana grew up in Haiti and after Graduate School in the United States and working in Israel for a few years, decided to return to her home to open up Papyrus S.A., offering essential management, implementation and logistics services to the market. She is a Human Performance Improvement specialist with 16 years of working experience and has overseen the rapid growth of Papyrus from a language services provider to a dynamic and successful private management company. Papyrus is currently managing several high-value, high-visibility projects for the private and donor sectors: Heineken/BRANA’s Smallholder Alliance for Sorghum in Haiti (joined by USAID in 2014 and recently the IDB); the HICD portfolio for USAID/LEVE as local Partner; and USAID’s cooperative agreement Konbit.
Aside from running the firm, Alice is Co-President of the Mapou Foundation (www.mapou.org), a 501(c)3 registered in both the United States and Haiti, created after the January 2010 earthquake to raise funds for worthwhile organizations on the ground. Having lived in Haiti for most of her life, she has an excellent understanding of Haitian society, culture and reality. Alice Nkunzimana is at ease working with a wide variety of people from local villagers to high-ranking officials. She has an excellent work ethic and has distinguished herself as a highly competent, hard working and effective manager.