Dufatanye Organization began as an association in 2003 and later became a Non-Governmental Organization in Rwanda. Initiated by 7 Rwandans who are the founding members, it is their vision to help the large number of people affected by malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, Genocide and poverty in the community.

 

This has been done through the Village of Hope Program where we construct kitchen gardens, carry out capacity building trainings, provide laying hens and fruit trees to every household within the village while teaching them good agricultural practices.

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Dufatanye, which means "Join Together", partners with other individuals and organizations to bring the vision to reality.

Dufatanye Organization was founded in 2015 under the law No. 20/200 on the 26th July 2000 which governs the Non-Profit Organizations in Rwanda.

 

In December 2016, it was legally registered with the Rwanda Government Board and received it's permanent certificate (N0. 451/RGB/NGO/LP/03/2019).

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​Dufatanye won the Best Serving Organization award for the 2nd year (2019). Everyone was very proud of the organization and our work in developing the Nyanza district.

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Motto: Provide Hope to Vulnerable Communities

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 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Godfrey Karema

Vision: To instill hope through community development.

Values: Contribute to a brighter hope for the future through progressive development, productivity, and innovation

FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Godfrey Karema

 

His experience in teaching and his passion for agriculture form the core values of Dufatanye Organization. He applies his vast wealth of knowledge in community development and mentorship to contribute to the inspiring mission of the organization.

 

Godfrey believes that Dufatanye, "Join Together", with a stated goal and purpose for the community has a positive impact and influence on the affirmative development of their livelihoods.

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VICE PRESIDENT

Grace Mukashema

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SECRETARY

Vincent Rutagengwa

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OUR FOUNDER

MISSION

AWARDS

Our mission is to combat HIV/AIDs, malnutrition, and poverty by focusing on vulnerable populations in areas with high malnutrition and extreme poverty.

ABOUT US

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ADVISOR

Diane Uwizeye

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COORDINATOR

Rosette Kandera

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PUBLIC RELATIONS

Martha Vetter

STAFF

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Paula White Naiga

EDUCATION AND TRAINING DIRECTOR

Dembe Umar

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Aristide Nyombayire

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PRODUCTION MANAGER

Saidath Murorunkwere

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PROJECT MANAGER

Jacqueline KAYIRANGWA

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ACCOUNTANT

Rachel Ufashijamahoro

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SOCIAL WORKER

Grace Mukashema

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SOCIAL WORKER

Noella Mukantabana

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THE COOK

UWIMANA Aloysie

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THE CLEANER

KAGAJU Marie Goreth

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SECURITY OFFICER

François HAVUGIMANA

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MAGGOT TECHNICIAN

Claudine NIBAGWIRE

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ELECTRICIAN

Manasseh HAKIZAGUSENGA

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ARTS AND CRAFTS TRAINER

Nestoris SHUMBUSHO

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FISH AND HATCHERY TECHNICIAN

Antoine MUTAGANIRA

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SECURITY OFFICER

Charles KARERANGABO

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IT AND MEDIA OFFICER

Constantin RINGUYENEZA