In honour of Women's Month, I want to share a story about a remarkable young woman named Mimi. I had the pleasure of meeting her recently when I was struggling to find a taxi bike in Kigali. Mimi is one of only six female bikers in the city, and her calm and confident demeanour immediately caught my attention. Despite being petite, with dark brown eyes and standing at about one-point-six metres, she must be strong — judging from her hold on her bike and the ease with which she dodges traffic. She speaks softly and smiles often.

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