November 2022

Turi Kumwe Empowers Burundi Woman to Become an Emerging Community Leader

Through the self-confidence she gained by participating in the USAID-funded Turi Kumwe project, 27-year old Quelida Ndihokubwayo, from Kinyinya, Burundi, is an emerging leader in …

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November 2022

Making bricks and gaining equality in Gisuru

A group of Burundians, comprised of two men and two women, brought innovation to their village by setting up local manufacturing of bricks.  Nibigira Rose, …

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October 2022

Job Seekers in Burundi Become Job Creators

With support from the USAID-funded Turi Kumwe project, Berchmas Ntakiyiruta and Mechack Niyomwungere, two young men from Kinyinya commune in Burundi’s Ruyigi province, have gone …

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June 2022

Turi Kumwe helps marginalized youth gain confidence, launch businesses

The Turi Kumwe (We are Together) project in Burundi supported the social integration of Chadrack Miburo and helped him take advantage of economic opportunities. Chadrack …

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February 2016

Burundian Youth Leaders’ Fight for Peace: Finding Common Ground

Last week, we heard from Youth for Peacebuilding in Burundi’s Patience Kubwumuremyi about the program’s activities that are reducing unemployment and poverty. In a nation …

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February 2016

Burundian Youth Leaders’ Fight for Peace: Part 1

Imagine you’re a teenager in Burundi, a landlocked little country in Central Africa and one of the world’s poorest nations. In Burundi, more than 80 …

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Turi Kumwe (We Are Together) in Burundi

We help youth leaders gain the skills, networks and livelihoods needed to improve economic well-being and reduce violence.

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