RwandOpp house is situated in Western Province of Rwanda, Musanze District, and just a few minutes’ drive from Musanze centre town. If you want to enjoy the moto taxi experience, then 4 minutes ride can take you from or to the centre. RwandOpp team can help you experience the town, either day-life wise or night-life wise. The volcano park is also situated in a 30 minutes’ drive, and the view from the house already invites you to the park. Musanze Caves are also 2 minutes away, or a 10 minutes’ walk if you feel like enjoying the landscapes of Musanze. Lake Kivu which is one of the deepest lake in Africa is located in one hour driving from our house if you like enjoying the beach and watching sunset over the lake. The house is self-contained and full furnished with access to all basic house needs and a hot running shower. At the house, you will enjoy the house garden, parking and most importantly you will enjoy all RwandOpp daily field activities, a great experience for meeting locals and experience their lifestyle. Once we host you, our place is your place. The house is spacious enough, and the outside is also wide enough if you want to work from there or just enjoy the air. Our projects are based in touristic area with amazing scenes of tea plantations and gorgeous volcanic rock.
I am a young leader who is deeply motivated and passionate about supporting vulnerable communities. I'm a Queen's Young leader, Engineer and a social impact activist. I carry good leadership skills in the form of a team builder, moderator and mentor for fellow youth. I graduated in Computer and Software Engineering at the University of Rwanda and I did a leading change course at the University of Cambridge. My teammates are influencing activists, one from United Kingdom and 2 fellow Rwandans. Jade is an activist from the United Kingdom. She volunteered on the International Citizen Services programme with Tearfund in Rwanda and also led a team in South Africa on the same programme. She currently works as a Learning Mentor and co-tutor in a high school in the UK, but spends term breaks in Rwanda leading planting dreams project of RwandOpp. Jean Luc is a storyteller through documentary photography, and he has been doing that for more than 3 years and this year he spent 5 months working with the European Union Commission in West Africa as a blogger. He graduated in Computer and Software Engineering at University of Rwanda. He is an activist and Alumni from the International Citizen Services Programme with Tearfund. Bonaventure is a young leader, social activist with four years of experience in empowerment of vulnerable communities and youth. He is the immediate past Coordinator at RVCP, he is also a YALI Fellow and the Hult Prize 2017 country winner. We are glad to welcome and host you in our house and project, and here you'll be treated in the same way we treat family & friends when they stay.