The Rwandan Board is elected by and from within our beneficiary community and is responsible for the running of our programmes on the ground. From left to right, we have Mathias, Jean, Milliam, Consessa, Pierre, Philbert, Clemence and Josiane (Josiane was once a beneficiary on our education project!). If our projects are to help our beneficiaries in the best way possible, we must make sure members of the local community have the loudest voice within the organisation. This will help keep our work grounded in the needs of our beneficiaries and makes our projects more impactful.
Led by Jean De Dieu, the Country Director (red shirt in the middle!), our dedicated staff are all from the communities in which the projects are delivered in and work tirelessly to make sure the projects are as impactful and as effective as possible for their community. On the above photo, you can see our full team proudly posing with the two certificates of appreciation awarded to Children of Rwanda by the local government!
Raising funds for the important work Children of Rwanda carries out is no easy task, so we are happy to have Aimar Muhirwa helping us out from Kigali! Aimar is a student at the African Leadership University studying machine learning and has spent time in the villages getting to know the projects and team.
JeandeDieu has volunteered for Children of Rwanda for the past two years. He now delivers Children of Rwanda’s programmes as an employ, monitoring schools, making sure students are able to attend school, working with children who dropout of school and delivering farming training to local communities. JeandeDieu lives in the communities that Children of Rwanda serves and is so trusted by our beneficiaries that they wanted to vote him on the council as their representative!
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