Rwanda MKU alumnus and community service award winner visits Kenya, offers internship
Meet Mr. Ruzindania Egide, an alumnus from Kigali Campus. Upon his graduation, he established a children’s home in February 2016. He was thereafter listed as the best awardee for community transformation, during a dinner sponsored by Prof. Simon Gicharu, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mount Kenya University.
Mr. Egide supports over 26 children at the home, which in January 2016, he relocated to a new four-acre space. He has a football team for youth too, and also runs a mentoring and coaching network. His visit was a fulfilment of the award.
He visited Macheo Children’s Home, Ark Children’s Home, Kiganjo Estate Thika and By Grace Children’s Home in Ngong. He was accompanied by Mr. Patrice Baraka, the Alumni Officer at Mount Kenya University, Rwanda, aswell as the Alumni Relations Officer Mr. Afubwa Musumi and Fourth Year student Ms. Naomi Kirigo, who secured her attachment at Macheo Children’s Home.
Mr. Egide has offered internship to Kenyan students/graduands of development studies and social administration, in Kigali. This was a great milestone, and the Alumni Office looks forward to more achievements through partnerships.