Manufacture and free distribution of menstrual pads so young girls can stay in school.

Job Training

Job Training

Teaching disadvantaged youth and women new skills for employment in the hospitality industry.

Financial Autonomy

Financial Autonomy

Empowering disadvantaged women and youth to save, invest, start and run their own businesses.

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Teaching youth and women to better understand their bodies and live healthy and responsible lives.

Water Sanitation & Hygiene

Water Sanitation & Hygiene

Creating better environments for students and teachers



This is how we greet each other in Burundi, and it means, "Peace be with you!" We are a not-for-profit organization based in Burundi, with a mandate to empower lives and improve livelihoods, thus fostering long-lasting peace. You are welcome to explore our website and learn about our vision, our mission, our work, how we impact communities, and how you can get involved.


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Thank you for visiting!


Grâce Françoise Nibizi

Founder and Executive Director


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youth and women are now employed full-time, after receiving skills-based training delivered through our Isuku program.


income-generating activities and small businesses have been initiated through our Village Saving and Loan Associations.


youth and women have been reached by our award-winning SMS-based Sexual and Reproductive Health Education program.


do not miss a day of school when they are on their periods and perform, better thanks to our Agateka reusable pads.



That communities in Burundi reach a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in which the individual and groups can realize their aspirations, satisfy their needs, and change or cope with their environment.


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Sexual and Reproductive Health Education, Women and Youth Empowerment, Manufacture and Distribution of Reusable Menstrual Pads, and Burundi's first Education and Entertainment Magazine


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Volunteer with us, apply for open job opportunities, partner with us on one or more projects, and donate online... There are many ways you can be part of the work we are doing.


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Our Partners

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Higher Life Foundation
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Association pour la Santé des Communautés pour le Développement


1 Avenue Gicu, Gasekebuye

B.P. 676 Bujumbura



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Phone: +(257) 22 27 90 25

+(257) 75 95 52 50





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