Executive Team

Mr. James Ntakiruti Gihoma

James, Gihoma Ntakiruti, he is the founder of Youth Initiative for Development in Africa (YIDA), an organization helping refugee ..

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Miss Vanessa Ishimwe
Program Director

Ishimwe Vanessa has been an
entrepreneur for five years. Vanessa is a
cofounder and Program’s director at Youth
Initiative for Development in Africa (YIDA)

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Mr. Elvis Ndakyaisaba
Education Coordinator

Elvis Ndakyaisa grew up in the refugee camp kigoma Tanzania, He has been a social worker DRC(Danish Refugee Council) and VHT(Village Health Team) 

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Mr. Agizo Jacob
Strategic Relations

Name: Agizo Jacob.

Position: Strategic Relations.

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Ms. Doreen Kahunde
Safeguarding and GBV Manager

Doreen is an employee of YIDA, a refugee founded organization in Kyaka 11 refugee settlement that aims at safeguarding the children/youth

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Mr. Innocent Ruhumuriza
Assistant Education Coordinator

Ruhumuriza Innocent has been an educationist since 2016 where he volunteered at Angel’s care school as a teacher and King Solomon’s College-Kyatega

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