Handicap International

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handicap-internationalHI started working in Rwanda since 1994. In partnership with the Civil Society Organizations and public institutions, HI sought to promote and support policies and initiatives of the public levels and the civil society aiming at preventing causes of vulnerability and disability and striving for the protection and inclusion of vulnerable persons for the period from 2013 to 2016. In Rwanda, HI focuses on the following 3 domains:

Prevention, health and rehabilitation: preventing and fighting against chronic and disabling diseases, detection and early prevention and promotion of mental health through a community based approach;

Social, economic inclusion and citizen’s participation: promoting social, cultural and economic citizen’s participation for the vulnerable persons; ensuring access to education for all; providing an institutionalized expertise and support and enhancing representation and competences of vulnerable persons through their associations;

Protection against gender, age and disability based violence: HI seeks to prevent the occurrence of gender, age and disability based violence in an effort to initiate actions that empower vulnerable persons and mobilize local, national and international stakeholders for an owned engagement in the promotion and respect of rights of vulnerable persons facing gender, age and disability based violence. It is committed to searching and providing reliable data on identification of vulnerable populations and mitigation of the underlying risk factors.

Registration number: 19/DGI&E/14

Website address:  www.handicap-international.org

Physical Address:  KIYOVU Cell, Nyarugenge District, City of Kigali

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 747 KIGALI

Directions to find Country Office:  KN 6 Avenue / KN 43 Street / KN 53 Street

Began work in Rwanda in year: 1994

  • Position (E.g. Country Director/Chief of Party/Executive Director/CEO/etc.)  Cathy DIMBARRE KPEHOUNTON
    • E-mail –direction@hi-rwanda.org
    • Cell Phone – 0788303203

 

  • Others  (Positions and Full Names)

Position: Support Service Coordinator: Antoine CHEVALLIER

    • E-mail – administration@hi-rwanda.org
    • Cell Phone – 0788303207

 

Position: Operational Coordinator: Gallican MUGABONAKE

    • E-mail – coordo-di@hi-rwanda.org
    • Cell Phone – 0788303206

 

Position: Inclusive Education Project Manager: Vincent MURENZI

Organization Leadership:

    • E-mail – cdp-eikr@hi-rwanda.org
    • Cell Phone – 0788303205

Districts working in: Rutsiro, Ngororero, Rubavu, Gicumbi, Rulindo, Gakenke, Nyamagabe, Nyamasheke

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