Deo Niyizonkiza Built Health Initiative in Burundi Village After Surviving Genocide

Social Justice

Deo Niyizonkiza survived civil war in Burundi and escaped genocide in Rwanda. Now he’s helping communities heal from the traumas of war by expanding access to life-saving health care.

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