• Headquarters address: BP 6247, 10 Avenue du 18 Septembre, Rohero 1, Bujumbura, Burundi.
  • Type: Vénuste Niyongabo Foundation
  • Place of intervention: Great Lakes Region, Burundi.
  • Contact: Sylvère Nsengiyumva
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  • Program name: Great Lakes Program, now Peacemakers.
  • Summary: This is a historic Peace and Sport program that falls into the Peacemakers program, in collaboration with the Vénuste Niyongabo Foundation. It is located in the Great Lakes region of Burundi.
  • Objective: Participate in a peace culture by implementing the Peace and Sport methodology during extracurricular activities.
  • SDGs:
    – Good health and well-being (SDG 3)
    – Quality education (SDG 4)
    – Partnerships for the achievement of the goals (SDG 17).
  • Context: Burundi was marked by violence which led to a long peace process. The country also went through an economic and security crisis in 2015. Since then, measures have been implemented to obtain the maintenance of peace.

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Key figures

  • 1 youth center
  • 1 coordinator
  • 3 peace animators
  • 220 children (18% girls)