Bishop Martin Bishop Martin Nyaboho 
National Director, Burundi

Bishop Martin is the Bishop of Makamba Diocese, Province of the Anglican Church of Burundi. He is married to Mrs. Emilienne Nyaboho Ruzobavako, and has 8 children. He holds a BA in Systematic Theology and has many certificates on topics ranging from HIV/AIDS to development in Burundi. He developed a passion for the UCE ministry after witnessing outreaches in Uganda. He wanted to bring the UCE message back to his people, and did so in 2006. He is the chair of the National Network of the Churches in Makamba (composed of 24 different denominations). He is the co-chair (with Roman Catholic Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye) of the National Network of Religious Confessions on HIV/AIDS and the promotion of health in Burundi. He has a great passion for reaching out to the  youth using the UCE model of a Christ-centered approach.

ClaireClaire Hategekimana
Treasurer, Burundi

Claire is a nurse by profession. She has 3 children and is married to Desire Niyongabo. She serves as the UCE treasurer, and also acts as the Diocesan HIV/AIDS Coordinator for the Diocese of Makamba.


Rev. HermesRev. Gatoto Hermes
Facilitator, Burundi

Rev. Hermes graduated from Uganda Christian University with a degree in divinity. He was ordained in 2002 in the Angligan Church of Burndi. He has been working as the Diocesan Secretary in Makamba since 2004. He is married to Lydia Hakizimana and has 2 children. He is a member of the Commission of Security within Makamba District. He became interested in UCE because he wanted to help the youth save their lives. He encourages youth to abstain for their lives, and because it is the best way to prevent HIV/AIDS.

Rev. OnesiphoreRev. Onesiphore Ndayizigamiye
Facilitator, Burundi

Rev. Onesiphore is a priest at Ebenezer Cathederal in Makamba Diocese. He graduated from Matana Theological Institute and also holds a degree from Carlilie College Nairobi. He is married to Mrs. Niyongabire Evelyne and they have 1 daughter. He teaches the youth Scripture that relates to abstinence.

Rev. Niyungeko Charles
Facilitator, Burundi

Rev. Niyngeko graduated from Carlile College in Nairobi with a degree in Theology. He is married to Ciza Moza and has 4 children. He serves as a UCE facilitator. Rev. Charles has gone through police training. He serves as a police chaplain and shares the UCE message with police.

AnnounciateKwizera Annonciate
Facilitator, Burundi

Kwizera is a teacher by profession, and is also the Diocesan Mothers Union General Secretary. She is married to Rukundo Manasseh, and has 1 boy. She says as a mother and a teacher she wants to encourage youth to abstain and for married couples to live faithfully.