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Peter Ndayihereje

Columbia University Scholars 2018-2019

Role

Community Engagement Program Manager - Village Health Works

Location

BURUNDI

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Biography

Peter Ndayihereje is the Community Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator for Village Health Works in Kigutu, Burundi. For the past 10 years he has worked with Village Health Works in rural Burundi serving an area of roughly 300,000 people. Through his work to improve community cohesion among people of all backgrounds by leveraging communal structures and using an approach that creates resilience among vulnerable populations, he has mobilized hundreds of community members, providing both health education and economic development skills.