Gentille Dusenge, QHL Project Intern
Born on 26th, October 1993, Gentille Dusenge, a Congolese refugee due to a war that occurred in her home country. Gentille has been residing in Kiziba camp/Rwanda since 1996. Her family and her arrived in Kiziba camp when she was 2 years old.
She is currently a university Graduate. Got her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management with a concentration in Global Perspectives from Southern New Hampshire University from the United States of America through Kepler program, a program that partners with Southern New Hampshire university to provide US accredited BA degrees to its scholars. She teaches English as a Second Language to People from her community. She teaches anyone who is willing to be able to express themselves in English, and who has or has not got a chance to attend school and learn English. She is also a former teacher at College Amahoro de Kiziba, a refugee secondary school located in Kiziba refugee Camp.
Gentille has been the voice of her colleagues in secondary and has been the President of Kepler University students in Kiziba camp. She is one of the leaders of Peace Ambassadors that has just been inaugurated in Kiziba camp. Gentille is an effective speaker who has an excellent knowledge of the refugee situation in East and Horns of Africa including global issues on refugees. She is a public speaker, who is always willing to engage people or groups in any constructive debate, especially when it relates to refugees on age, gender and diversity, current burning global issues and the rights of children and refugees in particular. She also Participated and spoke in Global Refugee Forum that hosted over 3000 people in Geneva, December 2019 during the spotlight session on Financing the Education Commitment in the Global Compact on Refugees.
She dreams of gainfully assisting her community in that camp who are in dire need of assistance. She has already started such small projects as she visited the needy elderly from her community in 2019, after collecting some sanitary materials given by volunteers and some small foods to assist those helpless people.