Plan stratégique IRYD 2022-2024

Pour renforcer notre gouvernance interne, en 2021, nous avons lancé un processus de planification stratégique (2022-2024), facilité par Kaizen Consultation, un cabinet conseil en gestion stratégique et en développement organisationnel. Le résultat de ce processus jette les bases stratégiques de la diversification de nos services, du renforcement de nos sources de financement et de la création d’un réseau plus fort pour les jeunes Rwando-canadiens et tous les jeunes d’origine africaine afin qu’ils aient accès à des ressources précieuses pour réussir économiquement au Canada et dans le monde.

Nous sommes reconnaissants au Groupe 3737 et au gouvernement du Canada d’avoir financé ce processus de planification stratégique par le biais de l’Initiative Appuyer les Communautés Noires du Canada (IACNC). Nous croyons que notre travail au cours des trois (3) prochaines années inspirera plus de jeunes et créera un impact économique positif pour les jeunes Rwandais et afro-descendants au Canada et dans le monde.

Téléchargez et lisez notre plan stratégique ci-dessous disponible en français et en anglais:

Third IRYD Diversity in Business Workshops Series

Third IRYD Diversity in Business Workshops Series 

July 26th, 2021 |  10:53 AM ET

On July 25th, The International Rwanda Youth for Development (IRYD) presented its third workshop on Credit, Credit Scores and Financing Business Projects. We are so thankful to be able to continue this financial education journey until Fall 2021. IRYD will continue to educate the youth aged 18-39 on financial topics to promote positive inclusion and participation in the Canadian economy.

Due to Covid-19, the event was held virtually where participants had a chance to share opinions and ask questions in the comfort of their own homes.

The workshop was presented by Julien Sirard and Ali Chattoo, the creators of «The Personal Finance Toolkit for Beginners», an educational podcast aimed at helping people navigate personal finance and investing. We thank them for their expertise and presentation about Credit, Credit Scores and Financing Business Projects. We also thank all the participants for their active participation in our third workshop. 

Report by Sheila Pelami, administrative assistant, IRYD Canada 

Second IRYD Diversity in Business Workshops Series

Second IRYD Diversity in Business Workshops Series 

July 13, 2021 |  12:46 PM ET

On July 11th, The International Rwanda Youth for Development (IRYD) presented his second workshop; Introverts/Ambiverts/Extroverts as Leaders. We are so grateful to be able to continue this financial education journey until Fall 2021. IRYD will continue to educate youth aged 18-39 on financial topics to promote positive inclusion and participation in the Canadian economy.

Due to Covid-19, the event was held virtually where participants had a chance to ask and share opinions and ask questions in the comfort of their own homes.

The workshop was presented by Prof. Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University. We thank Prof. Karl Moore for sharing his knowledge about the Leading and Personality Type. We also want to thank all the participants for taking part in this workshop.   

Report by Sheila Pelami, administrative assistant, IRYD Canada 

First IRYD Diversity in Business Workshops Series

First IRYD Diversity in Business Workshops Series 

June 28, 2021 | 11:18 PM ET

On June 27th 2021, The International Rwanda Youth for Development (IRYD) finally launched its Diversity in Business Workshops Series. After this first workshop, we are excited to continue this financial education journey until Fall 2021. IRYD will continue to educate youth aged 18-39 on financial topics to promote positive inclusion and participation in the Canadian economy.

Due to Covid-19, the event was held virtually where participants had a chance to ask and share opinions and ask questions in the comfort of their own homes.

The workshop was presented by Me. Larry Markowitz, a corporate lawyer, financial communications expert and investor. We thank Me. Markowitz for his insighful introductory presentation on Personal Branding and Personal Finance. We also thank participants for active participation in our first workshop.  

Report by Sheila Pelami, administrative assistant, IRYD Canada 

IRYD and RCHC Welcome Ms. Sheila Pelami as new Administrative Assistant under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program

IRYD and RCHC Welcome Ms. Sheila Pelami as new Administrative Assistant under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program

June 7, 2021 16:35 PM ET

Today, the International Rwanda Youth for Development (IRYD) and the Rwandan Canadian Healing Centre (RCHC) are pleased to welcome Ms. Sheila Pelami as their new Administrative Assistant under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) programs.

Ms. Pelami is a Science student at Heritage College where she just completed her first year. Passionate about learning, she applied for the post of Administrative Assistant for the International Rwanda Youth for Development (IRYD) and the Rwandan Canadian Healing Centre (RCHC) in goal to develop her skills and grow experience, all of that, surrounded by our team.

We are thrilled to welcome her as we saw in her a young talent full of passion and a great learning attitude. We hope to offer her that growth all summer long. We are also delighted to work in collaboration of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) and encourage the promotion of students in a work environment.

Mr. Sheila Pelami, we wish you well on your journey with us.

Congratulations

IRYD (Canada) and TiME (Israel) with generous support from the Harmony Foundation of Canada announce biodiversity education collaboration

For immediate release

March 2, 2021

Ottawa-Gatineau, ON-QC/Victoria, BC: The International Rwanda Youth for Development (“IRYD”) Canada and This Is My Earth (hereafter, “TiME”) with generous support from the Harmony Foundation of Canada (hereafter, “Harmony”) are pleased to announce their inaugural collaboration for schools and communities a pilot named the Israel-Rwanda School Biodiversity Program. Our goal for the program is to create cooperative student learning and action between junior-high school students in Rwanda and Israel for conservation of biodiversity.

The three collaborators have selected Rogozin school in Kiryat Ata, Israel, and Shelter Them – Batarure (“Shelter Them”) and Groupe Scolaire Rugando (“GS Rugando”) in Rwanda as their pilot phase implementation partners, through an existing memorandum of understanding with Rwanda’s Ministry of Education. Key objectives of the project are aligned with the Government of Rwanda’s National Biodiversity and Action Plan 2016, which seeks to increase early awareness among young generations about biodiversity through school programs. This project will enable students in both countries to learn together about the vital importance of and practical actions for conserving biodiversity, experience group decision-making while identifying habitat for protection, enhance language and communication skills, learn new cultures and skills for cross-cultural cooperation, develop new skills in agriculture and other fields to protect biodiversity. 

This collaboration will yield positive results for communities through youth knowledgeable about and committed to environmentally responsible development. TiME, IRYD and Harmony are proud to be in association with organizations, schools and communities committed to positive change and action for our planet.

For enquiries, please email:

moses.gashirabake@iryd.ca




ROGOZIN HIGH SCHOOL – ISRAEL

GS RUGANDO – RWANDA

About TiME

This is My Earth (TiME) is a non-profit, international environmental organization that offers every citizen of the world an opportunity to protect biodiversity. TiME suggests a very affordable membership ($1/year) that enables every member to vote democratically and equally for their favorite biodiversity hotspot. It is supported by an international scientific committee and board of directors and works with local communities to preserve biodiversity.

TiME provides a global, transparent, and democratic platform for anyone and everyone to help preserve biodiversity. TiME’s curriculum is at the centre of this initiative

About IRYD

The International Rwanda Youth for Development – IRYD (‘I Ride’) is not-for-profit independent platform engaging young Rwandan-Canadians and their friends from other communities on socio-economic issues affecting them in Canada and abroad.

In 2017, IRYD was awarded a YouthConnekt Champion Award by the First Lady of Rwanda, Imbuto Foundation and the Ministry of Youth.

About Harmony

Harmony Foundation of Canada is a registered charitable organization recognized internationally for its leadership in multi-sector cooperation and creating innovative training programs and educational materials for educators, youth, the workplace, local leaders, and communities.

Harmony was created in 1985 by Michael Bloomfield to provide the education and encourage the cooperation essential to development which is socially and environmentally sustainable. Harmony believes that sustainable societies depend on informed people working together for positive change, transforming harmful growth patterns into a positive movement toward long-term prosperity, social harmony, and ecological stability.

About Shelter Them

Shelter Them Batarure is a national non-governmental organization registered in Rwanda. Shelter Them-Rwanda’s Mission is to empower vulnerable and underprivileged children in Rwanda, by first ensuring they are integrated in an environment where their basic growth and development needs are met, and by then providing them and their families with the tools and resources they need for these children to have a bright, independent and sustainable future.

About GS Rugando

Rugando Group Scolaire is one of several Government sponsored rural community schools in Rwanda. This school is in the south-eastern part of Rwanda, in Eastern Province, Bugesera District, Nyarugenge Sector, and Rugando Cell. It’s a community school which is currently a lower high school that serves the Rugando community to have access to nine years of basic education for all children and providing them with quality education and skills necessary to achieve their full potential.

About Rogozin, Kiryat Ata

The Rogozin Educational Campus in Kiryat Ata is made up of two junior high schools, one senior high school and one college – at which students work towards a two-year practical engineering diploma in electronics or computer sciences before entering the army. The institution’s ethos is that it makes every effort to attract the brightest and most able students, but at the same time works hard to ensure the success of the academically weaker students.