Co-founder and Advisor
David oversees the management of the Network and works with our partners. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from the Universite Libre de Grands Lacs and a Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies. David has an extensive history in peace work and currently serves in many leadership capacities: Coordinator of Central Africa for the African Great Lakes Initiative, Executive Director of the Transformational Leadership Center, Clerk of the Africa Section for the Friends World Committee for Consultation, and Coordinator of the Great Lakes Mediation Programme for Friends Churches. David lives in Rwanda with his wife, Rachel, and has three children.
Francine has a passion for working with children and coordinates programs for the Children's peace libraries. Francine is Rwandan-born and lives with her husband and three children in Kigali. She graduated in 2011 with a degree in Rural Development from University of Lay Adventists of Kigali. Before working at TLC, Francine worked with Rwanda Network of Religious Leaders Living with HIV and AIDS (RWANDERELA) as a field officer who worked with HIV and AIDS patients to help them learn to live a healthy normal life. Francine is a mediation facilitator and coordinates frequent Peer Mediation workshops for the students.
Thérèse, affectionately known as Mama Figo (the mother of Nineteen year old Figo), was born in Rwanda. She helps keep us organized in addition to managing the funds. She is also the accountant for the Transformational Leadership Center. Like Jean-Baptiste, Thérèse is a mediator and helps run Peer Mediation programming for students. Mama Figo loves to laugh and smile and we are convinced that she knows everyone in Kigali!
Communications Officer and librarian
Jean d'Amour is single, passionate about bringing change in the community. He studied in Environmental Studies with a focus in Rural Developmenta In addition, he has experience working in the field of mental health, conflict resolution and mediation, carrier guidance, policy advocacy, and social media. He works at TLC Rwanda as the Operation and Communications Officer where he is in charge of TLC social media, content development, and librarian. He is a highly motivated person with strong skills when it comes to digital marketing and project design, peace building. He works as a volunteer in TLC Rwanda.
THEOPHILE lives in Rwanda with his wife and one child. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Business information Technology and he is doing his second Bachelor's Degree in Rural Development for improving his techniques for future use in country development. Theophile is working as a Field Staff in the Conservative Agriculture (CA) in the project of Food Security in TLC. He is also is a peer mediator facilitator.
Assistant Field staff
Isaac is a married with two children and comes from a Family of six children, He is born in the Northern of Rwanda, Gicumbi district. He works as assistant field staff in the project of food security and his in charge of Saving for Life and Loans (SFL) in our organization.
My name is Albert MUCUNGUZI I am single and I have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Also I have a training in Digital Opportunity Trust. I now work in TLC Rwanda as a bookkeeper and office manager. In this role, I handle financial records by preparing monthly reports, recording, classifying, summarizing and interpreting financial transaction.