Country Director Pascal K. HAKIZIMANA
Pascal HAKIZIMANA has a deep desire to see Africa young generation of leaders holistically transformed, empowered, equipped, and engaged to meet the community’s needs for a better world. This passion was developed and refined during the 10+ years he spent in leading teams focused on youth leadership development & empowerment, and holistic community transformation programs. He serves with AYLF/Africa Youth Leadership Forum ( and Cornerstone Development Africa ( , ) since 2010. And has held a variety of roles including but not limited to Campus Coordinator & Country Director both at Africa Youth Leadership Forum, Project Manager at Cornerstone Development Africa and he is part of the core leadership team of New Canaan Society ( ). He currently serves as a Country Director at Africa Youth Leadership Forum and has the privilege to oversee all its work in Rwanda and ensure its sustainable growth and impact; And He is a Mentor & Leadership Coach to university student leaders, master's students and young professionals. Addition to this, he founded and leads a construction company called “Eyecone Group Ltd” as CEO in a way of giving back to the community.

Pascal studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering at University, Leadership Development at Masters and a candidate of Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from KCT-Kigali Campus and IGSM Edmonds, Washington USA respectively. In addition to that, he holds also different leadership and entrepreneurship certificates.

Since 2007, Pascal has intentionally invested his life in serving the bigger vision of Jesus – which is the Kingdom of God coming on earth as it is in heaven. It is the vision of a better world; the world at peace, unity and reconciliation with God, with self and with one another where we all live as brothers and sisters and love one another unconditionally. And building this better world is achieved through transformed minds and hearts of the people from being mostly self-centered towards loving others as we love ourselves.