December 23, 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.
December 3, 2023
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.
November 28, 2023
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.
October 30, 2023
One hundred and sixty-three graduates walked in the 8th Commencement of Southern New Hampshire University supported by Kepler on Monday at Kepler’s Kigali Campus in Kinyinya, Gasabo District, honoring their commitment, resilience, and overall academic success.
The graduates successfully completed Southern New Hampshire University undergraduate degrees in management, communication and healthcare management and Kepler’s labor-market relevant modules, career readiness training as well as its foundation program focused on digital, communication and 21st century skills.
October 3, 2023
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.
September 26, 2023
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.
August 15, 2023
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.
August 14, 2023
On Monday last week, Kepler board members, Stefan Keyes and Obinna Ukwuani, hosted insightful career discussions with students from Kepler College, focusing on pivotal subjects such as Communications and Entrepreneurship.
August 7, 2023
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.
July 26, 2023
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.