Jean D’Amour Mutoni
Jean D’Amour Mutoni is a Co-founder and incumbent CEO of AOG for which he was presented with 2015 Queen’s Young Leader’s Award. He is a One Young World Ambassador since 2015, a Global Health Corps Alumni since 2011 and currently Kepler University board member. Jean D’Amour is currently pursuing his PhD at the Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium and has earned his MSc at the University of Manchester, UK where he was awarded ‘’ Student of the Year 2016’’. Jean D’Amour combines his experience in activism and science to solve some of the major problems facing Africa today. His vision for the future of AOG is to enhance the aspirations, opportunities and career prospects of enthusiastic and driven young people through education and empowerment.
Violet Busingye is our Programmes Manager, She is a serial entrepreneur with 10 years of high level Management experience in Business development and accelerator programmes in East Africa including a British based organization Grow Movement she co-founded in 2009 and a private investment company she Founded to support scale-up SMEs in Rwanda. To date, Violet has supported more than 1,500 start-ups and SMEs and has helped to impact more than 30,000 people. When she is not working she is spending time with her handsome family!
Alphonse is AOG co-founder and part-time Finance Manager. He has over 10 years of experience in finance, administration and human resource Management both in private sector and nonprofits. His other engagements include working at European Cooperative for Rural Development (EUCORD) as a finance and administrative officer and doing other charitable work with Hopeshine Inc and one help one direction Ihumure both of them engaged in supporting vulnerable kids. Alphonse’s key areas of expertise include finance, accounting, human resource management, business planning, farmers cooperative management and NGO management. Alphonse finds fulfillment in giving back to the community.
Marie Rose Nyinawumuntu
Rose is an accountant at Acts Of Gratitude. She has 8 years of experience in accounting working mainly in Non-Government Organizations and private organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration majoring in accounting from UNILAK. Rose also worked as bid manager at Imprimerie AZ Media. Prior to working at Acts Of Gratitude, Rose worked as an accountant at Ihorere Munyarwanda Organization.
Jeanne Olive Iradukunda
Communication and Learning Intern
Olive is a Learning and Communication intern at AOG. She studied business management at Kepler University Program. Prior to this position, she worked as an operations assistant of Iteme Program, an instructional program designed to support refugee and vulnerable host community students in the transition from secondary to tertiary education. Olive is thrilled to work at Acts Of Gratitude because its mission of giving back to the community combines her passion for helping people.
She works as an Administrative Assistant at AOG. She has accumulated over five years of experience in finance and administrative duties both in NGOs and private companies. Prior to Joining AOG, she worked as an accountant for TRUSCO company. Quite often, you will find her making phone calls to remind AOG volunteers about upcoming events and other activities. She also helps a lot with Bank transactions and office management.