WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

"Girl Effect Rwanda was very pleased with the high quality of the study, in terms of both the methodology used (innovative, gender sensitive and adolescent-centered) and the relevance of the recommendations provided."

Proteknôn Rwanda is part of the larger Proteknôn group. 

We are focused on the care,
protection and wellbeing of

CHILDREN +
YOUNG PEOPLE

IN RWANDA
WHAT WE DO

Proteknôn partners with NGOs and other organizations to co-develop high quality, evidence-based solutions for children and young people in Rwanda.

Balezi Mawazo Jeanine

Lead Researcher
with 10 years of experience in conducting research, including M&E, on issues related to young people and families, education, gender, 
health, IDPs and reconciliation in Rwanda

Juventine Mujawase

Lead Researcher
with over 10 years of experience researching young people and families, education, gender, health and legal issues in Rwanda

Léon Habineza

Researcher, Logistics Manager and Translator with 8 years of experience supporting research on issues related to children and youth, education, gender, health, and reconciliation in Rwanda.

Dr. Kirsten Pontalti

Managing Director, Co-founder
and Leading Expert on issues related to gender and intergenerational relationships, economic transitions, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights, and 
marriage in Rwanda.

WHO OUR MEMBERS ARE

Dr. Laura Lee

Scholar Practitioner with over 15 years of experience strengthening global child and youth health programming, protection, and services in East Africa, including Rwanda.

Dr. Tim Williams

Specialist in the study of childhood, youth and international development. He is an expert on child protection, education, political economy, and human trafficking in Rwanda.

Nidhi Kapur

Child Protection and Gender Specialist with over 10 years of field-based experience. She has lived and worked in East Africa since 2008 and calls Rwanda home.

Sara Lim Bertrand

Co-founder, relentlessly searching for and testing promising practices in child protection, gender-based violence, education in emergencies and learning and development, including in Rwanda.

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