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December 23, 2023

A look back at the stories that shaped 2023

As we approach the year’s end, it’s time to revisit the stories that made our headlines in 2023.

From transformative programs like Kepler Success to launching Kepler Volleyball Club, this year has been a tapestry of compelling narratives that resonated with partners, institutions and the entire Keplerian community.

Join us in reflecting on the most impactful tales that shaped our understanding of the past 12 months.

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December 3, 2023

Chanceline and Jordan’s Journey of Adaptation and Success

In a world where inclusivity often remains a challenge, two ambitious Project Management students, Kevin Henry Jordan Uwizeyimana and Chanceline Umuyange, found a nurturing environment at Kepler, a place committed to supporting students with disabilities. Their journey began in different years, with Chanceline starting at Kepler in 2022 and Jordan joining a year later in 2023. Despite their different backgrounds, they shared a common goal: to overcome societal barriers and achieve their dreams.

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November 28, 2023

Pacifique Uwimbabazi: Charting a Course from Struggle to Success

In the corridors of Kepler Kiziba campus, Pacifique Uwimbabazi stands out, not just for her determination but for her journey from a refugee to a far reaching example of hope for many in her community. As a recent 2023 graduate with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Management, focusing on Logistics and Operations, Pacifique has seamlessly transitioned into a vital role as a Refugee College Guidance Counseling Fellow at her alma mater.
Pacifique was born in the Kiziba Refugee Camp in 2001, her parents having arrived in the camp in 1996.

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November 15, 2023

Kepler Alumna Denyse’s Journey to Ignite Change with Agati Library

Denyse’s Kepler journey began in 2016, fueled by the desire for a quality education that married affordability with her passion for communications. As she immersed herself in the vibrant learning environment, she discovered her calling amidst the stacks of books where she worked as a librarian, a role that planted the seeds for her future endeavors.

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October 3, 2023

Who is Vedaste Mugisha the New Kepler Kiziba Alumni Representative?

Vedaste Mugisha’s pursuit of excellence in education and leadership has led him to a significant role as the new Kepler Kiziba Alumni Representative. This endeavor encapsulates Vedaste’s earnest desire to not only preserve but to enrich the camaraderie and the collective aspirations of the Kepler Kiziba alumni community, thus promising a future of continued engagement and mutual growth.

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September 26, 2023

Empowering Lives and Dreams – The Alexis Simbayobewe Story

Alexis, the Executive Director of Sheer Love Rwanda, has journeyed from the streets to success, and his Kepler experience has been a driving force in this remarkable trajectory.

His journey at Kepler began with a dream deeply rooted in his personal experiences and aspirations. Having spent a part of his childhood living on the streets, he carried the vision of making a difference in the lives of children who, like him, had faced adversity. His high school teacher, who transitioned to the business world, served as a beacon of inspiration, motivating him to pursue a career in business management.

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August 15, 2023

Kepler Board Member Stefan Keyes Visits Kepler Kiziba Campus

On Thursday last week, Kepler board member Stefan Keyes visited the Kepler Campus at the Kiziba Refugee Camp in Western Rwanda. This visit underscores Kepler’s commitment to uplifting marginalized communities, emphasizing the potential of refugee learners and the transformative power of education.

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August 7, 2023

Kepler Celebrates Alumni Excellence at the Alumni Impact Awards

On Monday, the Kepler community gathered in a grand celebration of its alumni’s outstanding achievements at the inaugural Alumni Impact Awards 2023. The event, graced by Kepler founder and Board Chair, Oliver Sabot, who also had a panel discussion on community empowerment, underscored the institution’s dedication to nurturing excellence and effecting positive change in the community.

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July 26, 2023

Navigating the path to success: Insights from Kepler CEO’s Career Talk

In a recent career talk held at Kepler Kiziba Campus, students gained valuable insights from Nathalie Munyampenda, CEO at Kepler. Through her personal journey and advice, she shed light on the path to success, emphasizing the importance of perseverance, an open mind and integrity, the key tools in the path to success.

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July 7, 2023

How Kepler College is Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry

On a bright Friday at Kepler College in Kigali, the annual Career Fair 2023 unfolded with a resounding success. The event, held on July 7th, served as a vibrant platform for students to explore potential career opportunities and connect with a diverse range of over 30 companies and organizations.

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