The idea of BRIDGE OF HOPE came to Elie NSHIMIYIMANA after seven years of working with people in less privileged communities to bring hope and better change to the lives.
He was committed to sharing his experience and skills about Community Transformation. Therefore, he begun trainings in two separate communities, both were Kanyinya and Cyabatanzi village in Gasabo District, by assisting widows, empowering youth and vulnerable people, establishments of saving programs, advocacy and strengthening of the communities in partnership with local churches and local leaders.
The inspiration of his plans were his experiences from this journey and his God - given passion to help children in need specifically in their education as well as working with widows and vulnerable people to identify and address the underlying causes of poverty and helping these families live confident lives through Christ .
Regardless of his vision, God has directed Elie to serve his people in rural community developments programs since 2012 where the success stories are well remarkable in Cyabatanzi Village. He has been blessed and trained, this enabled him to serve the communities with commitment and all heartedly. In 2018 he decided to start a Bridge of Hope organization with an ambition of assisting the vulnerable children.
As Bridge of Hope team, we endeavor to continue our work in line with Sustainable Development Goals by raising the awareness about the hardships faced by the children who lives in very poor conditions. Bridge of Hope wishes to affirm the personality of each child and to accomplish our aim of giving hope to the hopeless