SAHARA Newsletter (Jan 2014) - Page 11

Mr. Elysée Hachimana

He is a graduate of HAU's school of nursing this December. His father has served at Kibuye as an operating room technician for many, many years. They are excited to welcome him back to his home. Elysée will be taught how to diagnose and treat in the community.


Ms. Josiane Niyonkuru

She is a recent nursing graduate of Gitega School of Nursing in the provincial capital. Josiane will be taught how to diagnose and treat in the community.


Pastor Hilaire Ngendabanyikwa

He is a pastor at the Kibuye Free Methodist Church and will have a similar role as Roger, working to organize and advertise community outreaches through his extensive church networks. He will also help with logistics during the outreaches.

(photo from wikipedia)


Roger Ikizankubuntu

He will be one of Kibuye's technicians trained on the job without any high level degree. He is well connected to the surrounding communities and will be integral in organizing and advertising for our community outreaches. He will assist with logistics and dispensing eyeglasses and medicines prescribed by Toney, Elysée, or Josiane.



•Ocular Prostheses -

replacements for blinded eyes