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Joselyne

PROGRESS

OUR GOAL: A CIRCLE OF SUPPORTERS GIVING $300/MONTH OR $3600 FOR THE YEAR

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Rwanda

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

Career Medicine

Pharmacy

CAREER: Pharmacist

GRAD DATE: Aug 2019

JOURNEY

    • July 7, 2018 – This summer, Joselyne will be doing an internship and then later in the summer she is helping with health camps put on by the Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students Association. They will be working in the eastern province of the country where they will be screening for noncommunicable diseases!
    • May 12, 2018 – Joselyne values character and her faith, because she believes that faith in God is the best weapon anyone can have, and your character helps shape who you are.
    • March 25, 2018 – When Joselyne was younger, she hoped to be a healthcare provider but was unsure of the department she wanted to work in, she finally decided on pharmacy because she wanted to be able to raise awareness about the correct way to use medicines! In five years, she sees herself having her own pharmacy that is impacting people’s lives, and will hopefully be working on her master’s degree!
    • Feb 27, 2018 – Joselyne said her friends nicknamed her FUJI because it was all her initials put together! Joselyne said her mother is her everyday inspiration because she continually encourages her no matter how difficult a situations may be!
    • Jan 25, 2018 – The last book Joselyne read was Your Best Life Now by Joel Olsteen. Joselyne thought the whole book was interesting because it was very motivational, and he uses a lot of quotes from the Bible!
    • Dec 18, 2017 – Joselyne says that most people in Rwanda celebrate Christmas with their families by sharing a meal and dancing to Christmas songs together. A word Joselyne believes her friends would use to describe her is “focused” because when she is doing something she stays focused until she finishes.
    • Nov 11, 2017 – This holiday season Joselyne is grateful for her achievements, the ways she has grown in her faith, new friends that have become family, and the These Numbers Have Faces family! She loves how Christmas reunites the whole family.
    • Oct 8, 2017- Last summer Joselyne got a chance to be part of 1st Rwanda pharmaceutical student association health camp in kayonza district. Joselyne is so excited to start her next year and hopes to grow in praying and impacting other people’s lives.
    • May 25, 2017 – Something Joselyne wishes more people knew about Rwanda is that there is high security due to good leadership and trained soldiers.
    • March 28, 2017 – When asked about the 3 things she values most, Joselyne said good values, family and society!
    • Feb 13, 2017 – Joselyne feels most empowered when she achieves her goals, teaches skills to others, and witnessing the fruits of her hard work.
    • Jan 17, 2017 – Life isn’t without challenges. Last year, a challenge Joselyne faced was when she didn’t have the fees to continue her education. Through prayer, hard work and determination, she was accepted into These Numbers Have Faces!
    • Dec 28, 2016 – Joselyne believes 2017 is her time to shine! Her goals are to become one of the top students in her class, grow in her spiritual life, and focus more on serving others.
    • Dec 8, 2016 – Joselyn had two role models: Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and Nelson Mandela, leaders who have been listeners and risk-takers!
    • Nov 20, 2016 – When asked about what she’s thankful for, Joselyn said her family through TNHF. Joselyn always prayed for more siblings, and now she has more than she can count!
    • Oct 14, 2016 – Joselyn was part of great conferences this summer! The first was on developing sustainable and successful home gardens, and the second was all about pharmacy — her major!

Joselyne’S CIRCLE

  • R. & D. Pizzo – Oregon City, OR

BIO

When Joselyne was young, with encouragement from her parents, teachers, and neighbors, she grew a deep love and desire for higher education. When she was a child, she experienced the loss of family members to unknown illnesses. That loss was the driving force that triggered something in her, the realization that she can be part of the change for the future. Currently, as she pursues a degree in Medicine, Joselyne also sees the importance of educating young girls. She is a mentor to many, leading them towards higher education, self-reliance, and finding their confidence to be leaders!