How Far Does Your Gift Go?



Meet Mick

After graduating from the University of Rwanda as a medical doctor, Mick created a game for young people called the Urukundo Initiative. While playing the game, participants learn about the human reproductive system. The main purpose of this game is to reduce teenage pregnancy. Mick used the income generated from this game to launch the Urukundo Wholesale Pharmacy, which now employs 13 full-time staff.


Meet Esther

After graduating from the University of Rwanda with a degree in Medicine, Esther dreamed of continuing her education. So, having received a scholarship, she completed her master’s degree at the University of Global Health Equity. Now she’s pursuing her PhD in Human Genetics at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

Meet Dan

Dan graduated from the University of Rwanda’s School of Science and Technology in the top ten of his class. He then received a scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in Data Science and Entrepreneurship from Carnegie Mellon University. After completing his master’s degree, Dan started a project that will help farmers in Rwanda and elsewhere use artificial intelligence to predict yields, pests, and temperature. Dan recently received a grant from a Dutch company called GFA, in partnership with GiZ and the Rwandan government to take this project to the next level.

Meet Joselyne

Joselyne graduated from the University of Rwanda with a degree in Pharmacy. After working for a while as a pharmacist and quality control supervisor, Joselyne decided to pursue a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management and Procurement at the University of Kigali. Joselyne now has a new role as the liaison and link between the pharmaceutical companies producing the drugs, the pharmaceutical depots that purchase the drugs, and the patient as the end consumer of those drugs. Joselyne now works with the whole pharmaceutical supply chain in Rwanda!