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INNOCENT ABAYISENGA KAYIJUKA

INNOCENT ABAYISENGA KAYIJUKA - 2019 Nominee
Position: STUDENT
Organization: university of rwanda
Current Location: KICUKIRO, KIGALI
high diploma and current in university doing general nursing. from BSC.In general Nursing
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
1.certificate for Effective communication for healthy outcomes from young African leaders initiative
2.certificate for public activities from Kagarama sector
3.certificate for networking from young African leaders initiative
Awards Received:
  • Award:
    Award for Training youth about reproductive health
    Awarding Organization:
    kicukiro district
    Date Awarded:
    June 5, 2018
  • Award:
    Awards for training Gashora students about first Aids
    Awarding Organization:
    Red cross Rwanda
    Date Awarded:
    May 8, 2017
  • Award:
    best volunteer Awards
    Awarding Organization:
    International volunteer HQ
    Date Awarded:
    August 24, 2018
75 Public Votes Reached!
he participates in community teaching about Family planning, he makes sure he focus on young people for learning, secondly, he profits them because they mean a lot in terms of passion, energy, Innovation, commitment and they are future family. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I am the founder and chairperson of Young Generation for Bright future club (YGBF club). I and my club we organize training to community about family planning and gender based violence. We focus on Family planning because it represents an opportunity for women to pursue additional education and participate in public life, including paid employment in non-family organizations. Additionally, having smaller families allows parents to invest more in each child,Children with fewer siblings tend to stay in school longer than those with many siblings.
In training young generation in club, I focus on reproductive health, gender based violence, high risk of early Marriage. my target is youth, i will bring together in club then i can train them more about family planning and gender based violence.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

Future family is only thing sparked my passion for family planning, that’s why I am focusing on young generation due to Young generation’s opportunities, needs, and choices (particularly reproductive choices and opportunities) will define by family planning. If we want to see change happen, we need to make sure that young people have more training about family planning, and gender based violence so this will help them to prepare their family according to financial situation they are facing.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

I am the founder of young generation for bright future club (YGBF club) for a Social Change” to spread awareness regarding to family planning and gender based violence. I’m actively working with International youth Alliance for Family Planning in Rwanda, and my purpose is to create more youth club for family planning in whole country(Rwanda), this will allow teaching community and this young generation how future will be bright when we apply family planning.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I will be establishing and strengthening Youth club for Family Planning and young generation for bright future (YGBF club). I want to grow Young generation for bright future at National and International level for teaching more about family planning, and gender based violence. $1000 will help me to establish more clubs related to family planning in whole district of Rwanda and organizing training for young generation who will help me to teach community about family planning.

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