BAYISENGE Christian 25 year old young man residing in Rulindo District, Base sector. He was born physically disabled and used to live in isolated life with hard living conditions without hope of life due to extreme poverty of his family which made him being always sick.
“Even though I used to think how other people are self-employed and how I can achieve my dream, after joining HUGUKA DUKORE Program, Work Ready Now (WRN !) and technical skills (Leather work) through UPHLS, I gained confidence in myself and I started thinking how to move towards my dream.
After completing technical training and one month of internship which opened me to moving world. The theoretical and practical skills he gained from brought a significant change to his life and living conditions that he would not have expected gained otherwise. He is now proud of being who he is where he is self-employed and he is happy to gain money from my own business. This brought hope for today and for future for me and my family. ”

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