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Honette

PROGRESS

OUR GOAL: A CIRCLE OF SUPPORTERS GIVING $350/MONTH OR $4200 FOR THE YEAR

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University of Rwanda

Career Technology

Civil Engineering

CAREER: Civil Engineer

GRAD DATE: Aug 2022

JOURNEY

    • July 1, 2020 – We asked our students what makes them proud of their culture, and Honette said: “Leadership style. I love the leadership style of our country that is called servant leadership style. I try to use this leadership style in my daily life, like in any responsibility I get I try to be an exemplary, and other characteristics of a good leader.”
    • March 30, 2020 – Honette speaks English and Kinyarwanda.
    • March 30, 2020 – Honette said her favorite drink is milk.
    • September 1, 2019 – Honette spent her summer empowering the younger girls in her community! She was excited to share with them that they have the ability to achieve their goals by staying focused on what they want. She wanted to model for them what female leadership looks like!
    • May 18, 2019 – This semester Honette learned from our monthly training about leadership. She is learning and becoming an effective leader. She said the lesson about living within her means also stood out to her from this last semester.
    • February 9, 2019 – When asked to define servant leadership, how that applies to her life now, and her future career, Honette said: “A servant leader is the one who is willing to serve every one with his/her efforts, not for his/ her own profit. I try to apply this leadership style in my daily life by interacting with other people, discussing different topics that are helpful to us, and sharing with them the character of being a servant leader – like doing the right thing, being exemplary, and showing that everyone is important to you. If serving is below you leadership is beyond you.”
    • November 19, 2018 – Honette wants to be known for helping to solve society’s problems! This semester through hard work she hopes to succeed in her classes, and she looks forward to learning more about leadership through TNHF’s monthly leadership trainings!

Honette’S CIRCLE

BIO

Honette grew up in a rural area with limited access to electricity, clean water, and modern roads and buildings. Despite these hardships, Honette says her community was characterized by joy, happiness, courtesy, unity, and love.  

Because of her desire to give back to the community that gave so much to her, Honette has chosen to pursue a degree in Civil Structural Engineering. She dreams of modernizing her city by using skills obtained from University to design and construct modern buildings in her home village. She also knows that higher education will give her the ability to become a great leader! 

In her spare time, Honette loves to sing. She was the president of her former school’s choir and currently sings with her church!