To better appreciate Rwanda’s robust economic growth in the past two decades, one, especially a foreigner, needs to visit the country for firsthand experience.

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), did exactly that and experienced an economy whose present and foreseeable future seems to be in robust health in a world currently littered with ailing economies.

Lagarde’s three-day official visit to the country ended yesterday with a courtesy call on vendors at Kimironko Market, possibly to see the impact of inclusive economic policies that she had heard about from various reports about the country’s economic performance