Burundi News

  • Burundi Gets a Boost! Burundi Gets a Boost!

    The Burundi team is excited to receive a visit from the UCE Africa Director, Isaac Lema, in the month of June. In the meantime, they continue to conduct outreaches and especially minister through the radio. Reverend Onesiphore spoke on Star FM and extended an invitation that is many are waiting to hear: “If you haven’t ...

  • President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, commends the work of UCE Burundi

    Makamba, Burundi (August 2014)- The Universal Chastity Education (UCE) team in Burundi has taken to training all sectors of society in the message of chastity. While UCE outreaches focus on youth chastity training (purity and abstinence until a faithful marriage), and regularly include couples trainings, the team, led by Bishop Martin Nyaboho of Makamba Diocese, ...

  • Embrace Christ as the Protector – By Bishop Martin Nyaboho, Burundi (March 2014)

    By Bishop Martin Nyaboho, Burundi (March 2014)- On behalf of UCE Burundi, it is with great pleasure that I greet all of the UCE partners during this Easter Season. May the sufferings of Jesus Christ which led Him to the crucifixion, death, and resurrection become a blessing to us all. For UCE, March has been another ...

  • I have kept the promise. By Nibigira Rukundo Trinita, Muyinga, Burundi (January 2014)

    By Nibigira Rukundo Trinita, Muyinga, Burundi (January 2014)- My name is Rukundo Trinita. I am 27 years old. I signed the UCE Chastity Card in 2006, during the first outreaches of UCE, in the southern region of Burundi, Makamba. I have kept the promise. During my university studies in Bujumbura, I met Mr. Salomon Nibigira, ...

  • This is a message we really need

    By Bishop Martin Nyaboho, Makamba, Burundi (December 2013)- After a recent outreach one young girl shared her story with us, and we were able to help her. “My names are (withheld). I am a student at Kigamba secondary School. I grow up in my sister’s house and her husband always asks me to commit sexual ...

  • Burundi UCE Club members perform on radio, team visits university

    By Bishop Martin Nyaboho, Makamba, Burundi (May 2013)- UCE Club Members from Kabizi Secondary School have been working hard to share the UCE message with other youth. The students, who have an array of wonderful talents, have been preparing poems, songs, and skits that talk about the importance of abstaining until a faithful marriage. This ...

  • The Message was Ours

    Makamba, Burundi, September 2012- In September the Burundi team visited 9 secondary schools. The youth had a wonderful response to their message! 4,560 youth committed themselves to live pure lives and to wait to have sex until the sacred bond of marriage. Not to be left out, 101 married people signed cards committing or re-committing ...