CorpsAfrica launched its fourth office in Rwanda in 2018.
Read the Press Release here.
Read the Press Release here.
Meet the second group of CorpsAfrica/Rwanda Volunteers.
Eustochie Sezibera is the Director of CorpsAfrica/Rwanda. Since 2017, she was Country Director of FHI360 in Rwanda where she was leading an FHI360 USAID-funded project that ended in May 2018. This was her second posting in FHI360 as she led another USAID project from 2008. It was implemented by the Academy for Educational Development, an organization that was acquired by FHI360 in 2011. Prior to this she led a World Bank-funded project that focused on ICT for development. She is part of many social organizations where she is in leadership positions and where she volunteers. Currently, her main task in one of the organizations she is part of, is fundraising for vulnerable groups. She has a demonstrated passion and commitment to youth leadership, participatory community development, impact evaluation, transparency, and accountability. She possesses both leadership, negotiating, and diplomatic skills needed for a program to start and be implemented successfully. Eustochie holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science and Statistics from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master of Arts in Communication Management from KIST and UKTA. (KIST: Kigali Institute of Science and Technology; UKTA: United Kingdom Telecommunications Academy).
Raymond Mwesigye is a Deputy Director at CorpsAfrica/Rwanda. He has 17 years of teaching, lecturing, training, management, M&E and project management and implementation. He has worked on different USAID funded projects for over six years in the education sector. Raymond also worked as a local leader at the lowest unit (village) of administration in Rwandan local government a position that is purely volunteering. He has carried out consultancies in areas of development and designing curriculum and modules with SIPU, a Swedish international firm for Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities funded by GIZ, Monitoring and Evaluation of VVOB programs in Rwanda as external evaluator. At the university, he headed the Department of Curriculum Studies at the University of Rwanda. Raymond has taught and lectured at the University level for over 13 years.
He is undertaking a postgraduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Management Institute and has an M.A Ed in Curriculum Design, Media and Instruction Studies.
Innocent MUTABAZI served as a CorpsAfrica Volunteer in the first group in Rwanda. He was born and raised in Rwanda and holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Wildlife and Aquatic Resources Management from the University of Rwanda. He is President of Cooperative of Youth Integrated Development and Self-Reliance (COOYIDSR) at Burera District. He is also an advisor to the Wildlife and Aquatic Biodiversity Association in Rwanda (WABCA-RWA). He was the college student representative at his university and carried out an academic internship at Volcano National Park in conservation and in aquaculture production. He worked at Rubavu border as a clearing agent. Apart from that, he has attended different trainings and conferences such us training on leadership (7 Habits of Highly Effective People), on infectious disease management, demonstration site, and mini-conferences. Before joining CorpsAfrica, he volunteered with the Red Cross in their blood donation program. Innocent's mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with passion, compassion, humor, and style. He also believes that the best love is the one that makes you a better person, without changing you into someone other than yourself.
CorpsAfrica/Rwanda is supported by OCP - thank you!