• Rwanda_ALL
  • Rwanda_G4-2022-2023
Valens Bikorimana was in Rwanda. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at University of Rwanda in Collage of Arts and Social Science. He served as Chief of Promotion and Coordinator of University of Rwanda Social work Student Association from 2017 to 2021. From 2021 after his studies Valens turned back to his rural community and started an initiative called Friends of Motherland Initiative Ubumuntu with the general mission of protecting the rights of vulnerable children and supporting their education by helping them to enjoy their basic needs and also started a sports academy called Motherland Karate Academy. Valens interned in Health for Community Development that was formerly called Health Care Foundation, where served as community facilitator in the activities of Counseling and Guidance mostly working closer with the people living with mental problems. Valens volunteered as Human Resource Manager in MMD Gira Ubukire from 2017 to 2020 where he intervened in Human Resources Management activities and served as Youth Volunteer in Community Policing in Tumba sector of Huye district from 2017 to 2020. Valens attended different certified training and international conferences including Next Generation Entrepreneurship Training of 2019, Global Leadership 2018, Social Workers International Conference 2018, Akazi Kanoze Work Readiness Program 2015 to 2016, Youth Connect Summit 2019. He also served as the Catholic Representative at Saint Francis High School Kansi from 2015 to 2016. Valens aims to create a legacy of hope for more vulnerable and marginalized children and their families.