Archive | May, 2012

Scholarship Recipient: Jean-Claude Kamwenubusa

19 May

Bujumbura, Burundi.

Orphaned by the ethnic-based civil war that prevented him from attending school for several years, Jean-Claude never gave up on his dream of getting an education.

He is now studying at the University of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, where he is actively involved in ICT policy, e-Learning programs for rural communities, theater, film, radio, TV, and journalism. He expects to graduate in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.

Jean-Claude attending a friend’s graduation.

To help pay for his education, he teaches at Jeancka School in the Commune of Kamenge in Bujumbura.

Jean-Claude at Jeancka school where he teaches.

He also supports several charitable organizations and has served in various leadership positions at Iduka’s Jeancka University Chapter, United Nations Millennium Campaign in Burundi (UNMC), DiploFoundation, ABC4All, Global Youth Action Network (GYAN), and ASASS-Burundi that he founded in 2008.

Jean-Claude volunteering at ASASS-Burundi pharmacy.

Jean-Claude speaks 5 languages and enjoys learning about different cultures. He loves sports, playing the guitar and singing in his church choir.

Enjoying one of his passions – music!

We are very proud of his many accomplishments and are pleased to award him the “LinkedIn® Profile Completeness” service grant. With this scholarship he is well-positioned to seize one of Iduka’s “LinkedIn® Profile of Excellence” awards.

We wish you all the best!

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