UYISENGA NI IMANZI (UNM) is Rwandan NGO established in 2002 with a vision of implementing child and youth focused programs addressing the special needs of orphans headed households affected by genocide and/or HIV/AIDS, young girls’ victims of violence and other vulnerable children.
UYISENGA NI IMANZI in its experiential learning, together with communities, currently operates as a child & youth focused organization addressing different problems and building protective and caring environments for children, youth and families. we are convinced that working with other stakeholders is a key to success and sustainability.
We are operating in 8 districts out of the 30 in Rwanda: Gasabo, Kicukiro and Nyarugenge districts in Kigali City; Nyaruguru districts in Southern Province; Rwamagana, Kayonza and Nyagatare districts in Eastern Province; Rubavu in Western Province.
We worked with heads and members of households, between 3,700 – 3, 900 youth and orphans are grouped into 48 associations from 9 to 25 years old. More than 1500 students got education support , more than 2000 children in the child protection program (pre-primary school and street children rehabilitated and reintegrated in schools, families and community.
While we serve people all over Rwanda, Uyisenga Ni Imanzi has three physical locations.
Our head office is located in Kacyiru, Kigali. Our main operations are headquartered here and this is where the majority of our staff works.
Our branches in Rwamagana and Rubavu operates 6 days of the week. The main activities around the branches are: Education, Child reintegration and rehabilitation, Mental health and Psychosocial support, Farming and Non-farming activities ….)
Uyisenga Ni Imanzi also constructed the House of Peace, a large center in Rwamagana for many purposes. It served as a conference center, an office, a space for leisure, a lodging and a training center. The House of Peace continues to be an important resource for Uyisenga Ni Imanzi and continue supporting vulnerable till it was owned by others