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When Our Students Teach Us So Much

I’ve just returned from almost three weeks of travel in Africa, covering four countries — Rwanda, South Africa, Malawi, and Namibia. This post is my attempt to share just a little of what we experienced.

The Keys to Success as a Student

If you are a student, and you want to be successful, you should consider the four following few items on your journey. These will be important to you for your success.  Know your “why.” Be consistent. Live your life with integrity. And finally, never misuse any opportunity of connecting and seeking support. Knowing your “why”

After my degree at SNHU

After I complete my Bachelor’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University, I plan to apply to schools and begin my Master’s degree. Also, I plan to apply for a job and begin to develop my own business. I am passionate about promoting social protection, especially for children in my country. A Master’s degree is very

Beyond the Classroom

Studies have impacted my life beyond classroom in many ways. I have changed personally, professionally, and I have also changed socially and psychologically Studies have impacted my life beyond classroom because my professional life changed. The first thing I learned was time management. I was taught to use and to respect a schedule. Using a

What I love about being in the classroom

Being in the classroom as a university student means a lot to me. When I am in the classroom, I think about the prayers I prayed before. I can remember times I prayed for being able to be in a classroom as a university student. Being in a classroom is the answer of my prayers.

Meet Gentille

My name is Gentille Dusenge, and I am 25 years old. I currently live in Rwanda, where my family and I have been for 22 years in a refugee camp called Kiziba. My country of origin is Democratic Republic of Congo. I have 6 younger siblings, and I have a son. I recently earned my

SNHU/Kepler graduate Joseph Dusabe honored as Acumen Fellow for work with vulnerable children

Joseph Dusabe, SNHU/Kepler graduate from the Kiziba campus in Rwanda, has been named a 2019 Acumen Fellow. Joseph is the Founder and CEO of Itetero Iwacu Organization, a Rwandan-based social enterprise that provides high-quality education, fights child stunting through effective nutrition, and advocates for children living with noncommunicable diseases. Joseph served as a teacher before

Meet Heritier

I am Heritier Muhire, 24, from Rwanda. I am passionate about education and technology. At the age of 12, I became an orphan after my mom passed away. It was a new journey with only my young brother. In difficult moments, regardless of the age, as the first born, I was left with the responsibilities of my parents to keep

GEM/Kepler Student David Kinzuzi wins YouthConnekt Africa Green Growth Innovation Award

My Green Home wins YouthConnekt Africa Green Growth Innovation Award My Green Home, an innovative social enterprise that addresses the challenges of urban waste management, has won the 2018 YouthConnekt Africa Green Growth Innovation Award. The award of $5,000 was presented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environemnt, Fatina Mukarubibi, to the Co-founder