Global Engagement Institute (GEI)


GEI (2013) Logo (RGB 300)

The Global Engagement Institute (GEI) provides international students and professionals with high-impact education and engagement programs in developing countries, currently in East and Southern Africa as well as Southeast Asia. Visiting delegations of qualified professionals and students address pressing local capacity deficits in health, education, entrepreneurship and leadership. At the same time, they have a unique opportunity to upgrade and apply their own knowledge, skills and intercultural competence.

Name of organization:  Global Engagement Institute

Website address:

Physical address:  Yyussa Plaza, 3rd floor, KG11-N2, Kisimenti, Kigali

Directions to find country office:  Yyussa Plaza is located opposite the Hotel Chez Lando and includes, among others, a branch of Ecobank.

Began work in Rwanda in year:  2007

Organization leadership:


Educational activities and districts working in:

  • Teacher training: Gasabo, Muhanga
  • Capacity building: Bugesera, Gasabo, Kibungo, Muhanga, Musanze, Rubavu, Rwamagana