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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.