SPONSOR

Alphonse Niyitegeka

BIRTHDAY
June 8, 2008

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Step-Father

DREAM JOB
Police Officer

A LITTLE ABOUT ALPHONSE
ALPHONSE LIVES WITH HIS MOTHER, STEP-FATHER, YOUNGER SISTER CHRISTINE, AND YOUNGER BROTHER BRUCE IN THE KINYINYA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. HE IS A BRIGHT YOUNG BOY THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER WITH HIS FRIENDS AND LOVE ON HIS SIBLINGS. WHEN HE GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO SERVE THE LORD WHILE BEING A POLICE OFFICER.

Brianna Ihirwe

BIRTHDAY
January 19, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT BRIANNA
BRIANNA LIVES WITH HER MOM AND THREE SIBLINGS IN A VILLAGE BUILT BY THE GOVERNMENT TO CARE FOR WIDOWS OF THE GENOCIDE AND POOR FAMILIES OF THE REGION. BRIANNA LOVES TO BE WITH HER FRIENDS, BUT ALSO TAKES HER SCHOOL WORK VERY SERIOUSLY. YOUR SPONSORSHIP WILL ALLOW HER TO CONTINUE HER EDUCATION SO THAT ONE DAY SHE MIGHT BE A DOCTOR WHEN SHE GROWS UP.

Didier Nshimiyimana

BIRTHDAY
February 11, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Professional Soccer Player

A LITTLE ABOUT DIDIER
DIDIER LIVES WITH HIS MOM, DAD, AND SIBLINGS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. DIDIER’S PARENTS SPLIT FOR SOME TIME WHEN HE WAS FIVE BUT HAVE NOW REJOINED OVER THE PAST MONTH. DIDIER ABSOLUTELY LOVES SOCCER AND WANTS TO DO IT PROFESSIONALLY AS AN ADULT. RIGHT NOW, HE LOVES TO HAVE STARTUP GAMES WITH FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS.

DORINE UWASE

BIRTHDAY
December 24, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Driver

A LITTLE ABOUT DORINE
DORINE LIVES WITH HER MOTHER, FATHER, OLDER BROTHER, AND YOUNGER BROTHER IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. DORINE WAS RAISED BY HER GRANDMOTHER FROM 5-8 BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL STRAIN ON DORINE’S MOM, BUT DORINE RETURNED TO HER MOM AT 8. BECAUSE OF THIS SHE IS A LITTLE BEHIND IN SCHOOL, BUT WE KNOW SHE NOW HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE.

EDDY MUNEZERO

BIRTHDAY
July 20, 2008

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Grandmother

DREAM JOB
Soldier

A LITTLE ABOUT EDDY
EDDY LIVES WITH HIS FATHER, GRANDMOTHER, AND FOUR SIBLINGS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. NYARUGUNGA IS A SECTOR THAT IS PRIMARILY COMPOSED OF FORMER VETERANS. EDDY IS A SPUNKY BOY THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER AND OTHER GAMES WITH HIS FRIENDS AT SCHOOL AND AT HOME. WHEN HE GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BE A SOLDIER IN THE ARMY.

FRANK GATETE

BIRTHDAY
October 9, 2007

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Soldier

A LITTLE ABOUT FRANK
FRANK LIVES WITH HIS MOM, TWO SISTERS, AND THREE BROTHERS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. FRANK’S DAD PASSED AWAY SOME TIME AGO AFTER BEING DISABLED IN MILITARY SERVICE. FRANK LOVES TO GET TOGETHER WITH FRIENDS AND PLAY ALL KINDS OF GAMES INCLUDING LEADING WORKOUTS WITH HIS FRIENDS. WHEN HE GROWS UP HE WANTS TO BE A SOLDIER.

FRANK NIYONKURU

BIRTHDAY
May 10, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
President

A LITTLE ABOUT FRANK
FRANK LIVES WITH HIS MOM, TWO OLDER BROTHERS, AND THREE COUSINS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. FRANK HAD THREE OTHER SIBLINGS BUT TRAGICALLY THEY PASSED AWAY. FRANK IS INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO GO TO SCHOOL AND LOOKS FORWARD TO MAKING AN IMPACT IN RWANDA WHEN HE GROWS UP. HE HAS HIS EYES SET ON THE PRESIDENCY.

Fred Cyusa

BIRTHDAY
May 12, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Father

DREAM JOB
Professional Soccer Player

A LITTLE ABOUT FRED
FRED LIVES WITH HIS FATHER, GRANDMOTHER, AND TWO UNCLES IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. NYARUGUNGA IS A SECTOR COMPRISED MAINLY OF DISABLED VETERANS. FRED ESSENTIALLY LIVES AND BREATHES SOCCER, AND LOVES TO PLAY WITH HIS BEST FRIENDS KENNY, KENNEDY, AND ELVINE. WHEN FRED GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BECOME A PRO SOCCER PLAYER.

gaelle giramata

BIRTHDAY
August 15, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT GAELLE
GAELLE LIVES WITH HER MOM AND THREE OLDER SISTERS ALAINE, THIERRY, AND INES IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. GAELLE IS A RESERVED GIRL BUT EXTREMELY SWEET. SHE LOVES TO JUMP ROPE WITH HER FRIENDS. UNFORTUNATELY, HER FATHER PASSED AWAY DUE TO HIV RELATED ILLNESSES. WHEN GAELLE GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR.

gatore giramata

BIRTHDAY
May 2, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Driver

A LITTLE ABOUT GATORE
GATORE LIVES WITH HIS MOM, DAD, AND 3 OTHER SIBLINGS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. GATORE UNFORTUNATELY LOST HIS OLDER BROTHER, AND SO NOW HE IS THE OLDEST IN HIS FAMILY. GATORE IS VERY CLOSE TO HIS YOUNGER SISTER ODILE. WHEN GATORE GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BE A DRIVER WHICH IS A GREAT JOB TO HAVE IN RWANDA.

jean claude iradukunda

BIRTHDAY
January 1, 2005

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Aunt and Uncle

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT JEAN CLAUDE
JEAN CLAUDE LIVES WITH HIS AUNT AND UNCLE IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. WE ARE GRATEFUL HIS AUNT AND UNCLE WERE ABLE TO TAKE HIM IN AND GIVE HIM A HOME. JEAN CLAUDE IS A SWEET BOY BUT IS PLAGUED WITH A SERIOUS ILLNESS THAT IMPACTS HIS DAY-TO-DAY LIFE. THIS DOESN’T DISCOURAGE HIM THOUGH, AS HE WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR ONE DAY.

Keria Shukur

BIRTHDAY
May 16, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT KERIA
KERIA LIVES WITH HER YOUNGER BROTHER MOSES, MOM, AND DAD IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. KERIA’S DAD IS A SOLDIER IN THE RWANDAN ARMY. KERIA IS A SWEET GIRL THAT ABSOLUTELY LOVES TO STUDY AND CRACK JOKES WITH HER BEST FRIENDS JANE-LAY AND NANCY. WHEN KERIA GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL DOCTOR.

Nice Irakoze

BIRTHDAY
September 3, 2006

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Pilot

A LITTLE ABOUT NICE
NICE LIVES WITH HIS 2 SISTERS, 1 BROTHER, AND MOTHER AND FATHER IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. NICE IS A EXTREMELY BRIGHT BOY THAT LOVES TO LEARN. IF YOU WERE TO VISIT HIM IN CLASS, YOU’D FIND HIM SITTING IN THE FRONT ROW. HIS FAVORITE SUBJECT IS ENGLISH AND HE SPEAKS ENGLISH BETTER THAN KINYARWANDA. NICE’S BEST FRIEND IS ERIC.

Patricie Musabyimana

BIRTHDAY
January 1, 2002

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Aunt

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT PATRICIE
PATRICIE LIVES WITH HER MOM AND HER AUNT. SHE IS CARED FOR BY HER AUNT BECAUSE HER MOM SUFFERS FROM PTSD BECAUSE OF THE GENOCIDE. PATRICIE IS A VERY QUIET AND RESERVED YOUNG LADY. SHE DOESN’T LIKE TO PLAY THAT MUCH, BUT DOES HAVE A BIG HEART. WHEN SHE GROWS UP SHE WANTS TO TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER MOM AND BUY HER A NICE HOUSE TO LIVE IN.

Patrick Rusengo

BIRTHDAY
August 15, 2008

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Pilot

A LITTLE ABOUT PATRICK
PATRICK LIVES WITH HIS YOUNGER SISTER KELLY, YOUNGER BROTHER CLAVER, STEP SISTER, AND MOM, AND STEPDAD. PATRICK WAS BORN WHEN HIS MOM WAS A YOUNG AGE BECAUSE SHE WAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF AS A SECONDARY STUDENT. HIS STEPDAD IS A GOOD MAN THOUGH. PATRICK IS AN AWESOME YOUNG KID THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER WITH HIS FRIENDS.

Sapuna Ishimwe

BIRTHDAY
November 22, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT SUPUNA
SAPUNA LIVES WITH HER MOM, DAD, AND YOUNGER SISTER IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. SAPUNA IS A VERY SHARP YOUNG LADY THAT LOVES TO CRACK JOKES WITH HER FRIENDS. SHE WAS ASKED WHAT WAS ONE OF HER DISLIKES, AND SHE COULDN’T THINK OF ANYTHING. WHEN SAPUNA GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BECOME A DOCTOR.