Rwanda Board of Directors
François Rwambonera, President Legal Representative
François Rwambonera has a long experience in educational planning & administration, project management and participatory/active pedagogy. Currently retired, in the past, he worked in the Rwandan Ministry of Education and later in the Protestant Educational Department. He is a holder of a Master’s degree in Mathematics with other professional certificates.
Dr. Lucien Nzayirata, Vice-President
Dr. Lucien NZAYIRATA is the vice president of the Rwanda Board of Directors for Ubuntu Center for Peace. He is a Medical Doctor since 2016, holds a bachelor’s degree of medicine and surgery from the University of Rwanda. He has three years’ experience of clinical practice in both public and private institutions and over seven years of public health experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. read more
Sr.Donatille Mukarubayiza, Treasurer
Sr.Donatille is a very respected peace and justice activist, who has been working in the community- based socio-economic development for over 27 years. Religious for over 35 years in the Congregation of Bernardine Sisters, her expertise is in social work, technical education and peacebuilding. In the UCP Rwanda Board of Directors, she is the Treasurer of the Executive Committee.
Mr. Norbert is social justice lawyer, committed to the grassroots’ right to develop and an expert in Local Economic Development at both Policy Level and practice of project management as well as Small and Medium Enterprises promotion for over 20 years. He holds a Masters of Arts in “Community and Social Development” from BIRCHAM INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Madrid, SPAIN. read more
Mr. Josue is a Teacher Training Expert for over 10 years with management, coaching and mentoring skills. He also has experience of 5 years in implementing education reforms that support improved early grade reading outcomes and in online learning programs. read more
Dr. Niyonzima Jean Damascane
Medical Doctor with over 14 years of both clinical and public health experience, Dr. Jean Damascene worked with Partners In Health, the Rwanda Ministry of Health District Hospitals and American Refugee Committee in Rwanda. read more
Sociologist with a background of educator, Alvera has been working with non-government organizations for over 20 years. After the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda, he co-founded “Noyau Pour la Paix” in 2000 for which she has been serving as a coordinator to promote peace including harmony in families and community integration of orphans. Co-founder of the UCP Board of Directors in Rwanda, Alvera is a member of the Conflict Resolution Committee.