Category Impact Stories

30 May

GEP’s Transformative Approach to Job Market Readiness Empowers African Youth

In a world where competition for employment is fierce, youth in Ethiopia are embracing the opportunity to enhance their employability through Kepler’s Graduate Employment Program (GEP). The program equips learners with essential soft skills, empowering them to navigate the job market with confidence. Students like Tariku Teshome and Wibet Aderajew Miseganaw from Addis Ababa Tegbare-Id […]


16 May

Overcoming Adversity: A Refugee Couple’s Inspiring Journey at Kepler Kiziba

Overcoming Adversity: A Refugee Couple’s Inspiring Journey at Kepler Kiziba Toyota Nyirakamana and Karangwa Ndayambaje who have been married for 10 years are also currently enrolled as students at Kepler in Kiziba refugee camp, Western Rwanda. The young couple graciously shares their journey of joining Kepler, along with the challenges they encountered during their academic […]


16 Nov

Inspiring a Generation of Change-Makers

Inspiring a Generation of Change-Makers Since 2013, Kepler has been advancing, reinventing and offering high-quality education. Through a rigorous research-based teaching module, Kepler students are upskilled and prepared to enter the workforce. Kepler’s alumni have gone on to be founders of various organizations and projects that are positively impacting their communities. Kepler’s alumni have had […]


16 Aug

Moulding Future Leaders at Kepler

Moulding Future Leaders at Kepler Réalité Teta Ikuzo, 22, heard about Kepler from his brother who is currently based in the US. In an interview, Ikuzo said that his time at Kepler thus far has been highly transformative. He joined the groundbreaking higher education institution in April 2021 and considers it one of the best […]


2 Aug

Opportune Utuje: Unlocking Opportunity At Kepler

Opportune Utuje: Unlocking Opportunity At Kepler Opportune Utuje, 21, currently pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Management with a concentration in Logistics and Operations said that she always had a dream to pursue studies in management and finance.  “I want to become an auditor so I think that the course will help me to gain […]


26 Jul

Belynda on self-learning at Kepler

Belynda on self-learning at Kepler Belynda Abayisenga Isimbi, 22, almost got the shock of her life when she first encountered the concept of self-learning at Kepler in Kigali! Though a friend had recommended the school to her, her first encounter with Kepler raised more questions than answers in her head. “It was a challenge at […]


8 Jul

Fostering a Passion for Writing at Kepler

Fostering a Passion for Writing at Kepler Nadege Sandra Uwayezu, 19, always had a passion for writing for as long as she remembers. Nadege currently has three published books that include a memoir and two poetry collections titled ‘Lighting in the Dark’, ‘First Creation’ and ‘Sense and Sensation’. Though she excelled in science subjects in […]


7 Jun

Erison Tumusime Makes Every Second Count At Kepler

Erison Tumusime, 25, was born and grew up in the eastern part of Uganda where his grandparents and parents fled to in the 1950s due to the onslaught against the Tutsis in Rwanda. In January 2019, Tumusime made a decision to trace back his roots,  made the journey back to Kigali, and joined his relatives […]


20 May

Gilbert Ishimwe’s Life Changing Journey at Kepler

Gilbert Ishimwe joined Kepler in 2016 and completed his studies in 2018 before graduating in 2019.  “I’ve had an interesting journey with the Kepler program. Throughout the program, I learned a lot of skills, e.g. problem solving, project management, leadership, communication, and introduction to technology, but above all, I met great colleagues and friends,” said […]


21 Mar

A Passion for Music and Academics at Kepler

Eric Niyonkuru, a student who enrolled into Kepler in 2019 to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree, said that life events inspire him to write music. The student better known by his stage name, Ric Noir, broke into the music industry three years ago.  Niyonkuru said he makes use of prioritization and scheduling […]