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  • Mageragere, Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda

AJECL's 20th Anniversary (2004-2024)

Theme of AJECL's 20th Anniversary: New Generation, Better Country, Sustainable Peace.

. Vision .

AJECL aspires to “a society in which lives youth with integrity, dignity and apostle of peace; youth imbued with human, civic and moral values, allowing it be able to make a free critical judgment to what society says or does like Saint Charles Lwanga “.

. Objectives .

To educate young people with human, moral and civic values, enabling them to discern and choose in all circumstances what is good and dignified without being diverted by illusory promise or by moral or physical threats, just like the young martyrs of Uganda under the direction of Charles Lwanga.

. Mission .

AJECL mission is to educate young people to become mature citizens, capable of resisting all kinds of manipulation and exploitation; able to fight by non-violent means for peace, justice; and for integrated socio-economic progress for all”.
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We Are AJECL, And This Means More!

AJECL stands for Association de Jeunes de Saint Charles Lwanga (AJECL) customized in English as Association of Youths of Saint Charles Lwanga. We are a nonprofit organization established in October 2004 in the District of Nyarugenge, City of Kigali by Abbé Théogène IYAKAREMYE with a group of young people of the Nyamirambo Parish under the encouragement of the late Father GASANA Emmanuel, who was the parish priest. AJECL obtained the legal personality in the year 2008 by the Ministerial Decree No. 58/11 18/04/2008 published in the J. O. 4 of the January 26, 2009. It is registered in Rwanda Governance Board on 11th June 2013. AJECL has been created with a purpose of providing its modest contribution to the implementation of solutions of problems facing the Rwandan society...

What We Do

Since its creation, AJECL has carried out some activities which have left a considerable impact to the targeted communities. A decade and half, AJECL proves itself to be an outstanding local non-governmental organization to design, implement and monitor important and big initiatives:

Entrepreneurial support for young people

Entrepreneurial support concerns young people with low incomes organized in Saving & Internal Lending Communities ( SILCs).

Gwizamahoro clubs


The Gwiza Ahamoro Club is a Youth School whose aim is to educate generations of Rwandans that their history should unite rather than separate them.

Gwizamahoro cup competition

As part of the promotion of the culture of brotherhood and peace through active non-violence during this century, the AJECL, in collaboration with the parishes, organizes sports...

A vocational training school

Since 2015, AJECL has been organizing a 6-month training course for poor girls and single mothers in nyarugenge district in sewing at its Igicumbi cy’amahoro Center for ...

The annual International Day of Peace Celebration

Since 2017, AJECL has joined the world every year to celebrate the International Day of Peace, on September 21. On this occasion, a mass for peace in Rwanda, in the Great Lakes Region, ...

Advocacy activities to encourage Rwanda to join the TPNW

Since January 22, 2021, nuclear weapons are subject to a global treaty-based outright ban for the first time. This is a historic achievement that ...

Networking


AJECL is affiliated with Pax Christi International. It is a partner of ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons). It is a member of the Great Lakes Fraternity Network (RFGL).

A vocational training school

Since 2015, AJECL has been organizing a 6-month training course in sewing at its Igicumbi cy’amahoro Center for young single mothers or those living in risky family relationships.

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Gwiza Amahoro Program 2100.

AJECL has succeeded to propose to the Rwandan society a long-term program that guides all AJECL initiatives up to 2100.


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Enterpreneurial Capacity Of Cooperatives

We are a pioneer in strengthening the entrepreneurial Capacity of cooperatives in Rwanda.


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Vocational Training

AJECL constructed a Center for training in arts and crafts in Mageragere Sector known as Centre de Formation en Arts et Métier (CEFAM).



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Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze Project

We look for possible partnerships with organizations and people with whom we share the same dreams of helping young people.

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Donors & Partners

To execute our differents programms we collaborate with different Donors & Partners.
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Follow what we are doing to achieve our goals through the updates we publish.
Children Patronage.

Children Patronage.

During school vacation of each year, AJECL in collaboration with the Parish of Butamwa, organize a patronage of children aged between 3 and 18 years. During a month, they were help by mentors to acquire human, civic and moral values. This is a supervision of children during holidays through games, dance meetings and various talks aimed at strengthening education they…

UN Assembly To Condemn Russia’s Invasion.

UN Assembly To Condemn Russia’s Invasion.

AJECL is proud of the Rwandan position at the UN Assembly to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. FOR MORE: https://una.org.uk/news/international-community-votes-overwhelmingly-condemn-russia%E2%80%99s-aggression-towards-ukraine  

In order to implement a centennial dream in other words the “Gwiza Amahoro Program 2100”, AJECL founded Gwiza Amahoro Clubs that act as a platform for youth who dream a peaceful world.

In order to implement a centennial dream in other words the “Gwiza Amahoro Program 2100”, AJECL founded Gwiza Amahoro Clubs that act as a platform for youth who dream a peaceful world.

Gwiza Amahoro Clubs In order to implement a centennial dream in other words the “Gwiza Amahoro Program 2100”, AJECL founded Gwiza Amahoro Clubs that act as a platform for youth who dream a peaceful world. Since 2016, AJECL elaborated a program of 9 months where youth are organized in clubs at school, university, or in the parish and follow training…

Donors & Partners

To execute our differents programms we collaborate with different Donors & Partners.
Together we achieve more...

Magerage, Nyarugenge,
Kigali, Rwanda

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