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CAREER: Finance

GRAD DATE: Aug 2020


    • July 1, 2020 – We asked our students what makes them proud of their culture, and Fabrice said: “My favorite thing about our culture is my language! Rwandans have one language, we can understand anyone who speaks to us. Our language has impacts on our daily lives. It is very polite and not direct meaning that is not hush.”
    • March 30, 2020 – Fabrice speaks Kinyarwanda and English.
    • March 30, 2020 – Fabrice said his favorite drink is milk.
    • September 1, 2019 – This Summer Fabrice had an internship with a micro-finance organization in Rwanda called Umwalimu Sacco. This organization helps teachers in Rwanda to grow savings accounts. Besides this internship, Fabrice has also been volunteering with the leadership club at a high school near his home. And he got the results of his CPA courses this summer and he passed and gets to move forward to the next level! We are so proud of him!
    • May 18, 2019 – This last semester, Fabrice had a challenging course load, but found it possible to managing by not losing his courage! He also said that, though he is studying finance, the TNHF training about managing personal finances taught him invaluable lessons!
    • February 9, 2019 – When asked to define servant leadership, how that applies to his life now, and his future career, Fabrice said: “For me, servant leadership is all about leading by example. If a leader wants to impact and lead he/she has to serve his/her followers or the people he/she is leading. This applies to me now because impacting and having part among my fellows doesn’t necessarily mean I need to be over them. Not only simplicity and humility, but following other leaders first.”
    • November 19, 2018 – Fabrice wants to be known for honesty – especially in his accounting profession! This semester, he is hoping to take the first steps toward becoming a certified CPA!
    • July 7, 2018 – This last year was Fabrice’s second year in university, he learned to work with other students to form study groups to stay on top of his studies. This was especially helpful when he got sick and had to miss some school. Through working hard, help from classmates, and prayer he was able to finish the school year strong! This summer, he is looking forward to doing an internship at a health center where he will be helping them record data. He is hoping this will help him to gain experience and knowledge in this field!
    • May 12, 2018 – Fabrice values humility and hard work, because humble people are easy to connect with and hard work helps people achieve their goals!
    • March 25, 2018 – When Fabrice was younger, he wanted to be a doctor because his mother was sick a lot and he always wanted to be able to help her! In five years, he is planning on having his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration!
    • Feb 27, 2018 – In high school Fabrice’s nickname was Pastor, because he was always preaching the word of God! The person who inspires Fabrice the most is his mother, he said she always works hard for the betterment of her family, and encourages and believes in his dreams!
    • Jan 25, 2018 – Fabrice said the most interesting book he has read recently was Corruption in Africa.
    • Dec 18, 2017 – For Fabrice, a big part of Christmas is when families come from all the different cities and villages to spend time with each other! A word Fabrice thinks his friends would describe him as is “shy” because he tends to keep quiet.
    • Oct 8, 2017 – Fabrice spent his summer volunteering with a local health center feeding little children, this was an experience that meant a lot to him. This fall he is looking forward to the monthly leadership trainings provided by These Numbers Have Faces, and hopes they will help to improve his leadership skills.

Fabrice’S CIRCLE

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Fabrice is the oldest of six boys in his family, his dad is a primary school teacher and his mother stays home to raise the younger boys. Fabrice grew up in a diverse community, and he says, “My community is my inspiration and motivation… I am always thinking of ways I can contribute to its development.”  

While Fabrice pursues a degree in Finance and professional courses of CPA (certified public accountant), his long-term vision is to become a leader and a man with positive impact in his community — providing direction and support to those who have invested in him. He also wishes to be a role model to his younger brothers and other youth in his village, encouraging them to chose education over complacency.  

Fabrice is among the youth leaders in his church, and was a class monitor in secondary school! And he is committed to be impactful and helpful to his fullest ability.