Board of Trustees - Rwanda
Founder of Arm, John is a graduate of Université Nationale du Rwanda with a degree in Economics and Business Management. Following graduation from college, John worked in microfinance programs with World Vision, Opportunities International and KIVA. In 2011, John completed his MBA in Global Social Sustainable Enterprise (MBA-GSSE) at Colorado State University. In addition to his responsibilities with ARM, John teaches at the University in Kigali where he is a visiting professor at the School of Finance and banking. He also teaches Entrepreneurship and Principles of Microfinance at the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology.
Liz is the vice president of ARM - Rwanda. She works for Hope Heaven Rwanda as the vice director of operations in Rwanda. Liz grew up in the orphanage home in Uganda after the war in Uganda. As a professional journalist, Liz has been an advocate for women's rights in Rwanda and has great passion to help the needy children. Liz also has experience working as a marketing manager for the Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda. She has worked on television Rwanda as a news reporter and taught Communications at a university in Eastern province.
Dr. Simon Rock Nyagasaza
Simon is the secretary for ARM - Rwanda. He is a medical doctor in Rwanda Military hospital currently doing through specialization training in the medical school of Tanzania. He is also an officer in Rwanda Defense Force (RDF). His passion is providing medical care to the poor in rural communities of Rwanda.
Board of Trustees - USA
- Greg Yancey, Board Chair - Loveland, CO
- Kevin Denton - Fort Collins, CO
- Pamela Fogg - Portland, OR
- David Knibbe - Michigan
- Heidi Morgan - Virginia Dale, CO
- Janet Roberts - Lititz, PA
- Stephen H. Roberts - Lititz, PA
- Jennifer Woods - Loveland, CO
- Paul Woods - Loveland, CO
Arise Rwanda Ministries (ARM) is an accredited 501(c)3 non-profit foundation.