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EMAIL MAIRE CLAUDINE
Phone: 347.465.4045
In USA:
KUKI NDIHO RWANDA
ORPHANS SUPPORT PROJECT
1186 FULTON STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11216 USA

In Rwanda:
KUKI NDIHO RWANDA
Paroisse Ste FAMILLE
PO. BOX 442 KIGALI, RWANDA

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SNEAKER DRIVE

Kuki Ndiho partners with community organizations, schools of all levels, religious and cultural institutions to gather, collect and ship much-needed clothing items to its orphans in Rwanda. Please write us if interested in learning more at info@kukindiho.org Please include photos of yourself or your family to include with the individual clothing items so that we can thank you on our web site and so those to who receive the items will also know. snd

Annual Sneaker Drive

Seventh and eighth grader at the Christian Formation Student at St. Vincent Martyr Catholic Church in MADISON, NEW JERSEY are holding a sneaker drive for Rwandan Orphans through the holiday season. They will be collecting new or gently used sneakers in all sizes now. Please contact teacher Henry Page at EMAIL HERE

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“Valentine’s Day Celebration: Sustaining Love in the Family, Producing Joyful Children.”

​F​or Immediate Release:

Media Contact:

Marie Claudine Mukamabano

Phone: 347.465.4045

Email: claudinepeace@gmail.com

Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Honor and Celebrate the Power of Love and Marriage

On  Saturday, February 14, 2015, many people across the world will celebrate the power of love with cards, chocolate candy, and the like. Ms. Marie

Marie Claudine MUKAMABANO

Claudine Mukamabano, a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, will host an event in New York City called, “Valentine’s Day Celebration: Sustaining Love in the Family, Producing Joyful Children.” It will be held at 4 West 43rd Street (between 5th & 6 Avenues), New York, NY 10036, from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Networking will be from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Ms. Mukamabano will also celebrate couples who have been married for 25 years or more. She said, “FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE, THE MORE WE SUSTAIN LOVE IN THE FAMILY, COMMUNITY, NATION, AND COUNTRIES, THE MORE WE SUSTAIN PEACE AND PROSPERITY IN THE GLOBAL WORLD!”
All are welcome to join in this wonderful celebration of love! Prizes and awards will also be given out, including “The Best Couple of the Night Award” and “The No. 1 Couple Dancers Award.”

​The Best Valentine’s Couple will receive VIP Tickets to Mister Africa-USA 2015. ​
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There will be great food, and fantastic games for couples, and MUCH MORE!

Tickets are now on sale ($ 50 for Couples; $100 for VIP Couples; $35 for Singles & $ 20 for Students with ID). Beautiful Music will be provided by DJ Kwesi Mike.

This event is brought to you by Transformation Author & Speaker, Ms. Marie Claudine MUKAMABANO; Miss Olamide Davies Talabi, Founder & President of MISS Africa Tri-State; Mr. Junior Mekinda Mekinda; Mr. Rosario Bikele; Felicia Ngassam, Designer and Manager of Kain Fri New York; Mr. Pamphile Yakusu, Founder of Africa Brave and Co- Founder of Miss Miss-Congo USA-Pageant; Miss Ouarkietou Aida Nignan, The Founder of Miss Burkina; Masidi P Dione, Ambassador of UNESCO CLUBS in New York State; Mr. Yvan Yenda, President of The Change Makers Ministries; Miss Rachel M. K. Mate, the Winner of Miss Congo 2014/ 2015; Miss Herbrew Lincoln, the 2015 Winner of Miss Global PEACE; and, Ms. Cindy Similien-Johnson, President & CEO of CSJ Media Publishing.

Miss Olamide Davies Talabi will be the Master of Ceremony.
Proud Media Partner includes: AfricVision Nouvelles.
Proud Co- Sponsors include : WHY DO I EXIST?/ KUKI NDIHO RWANDA ORPHANS SUPPORT PROJECT in Collaboration with MISS AFRICA TRI- STATES, Miss Global PEACE in Conjunction with AFRICA WOMEN.

For Collaboration, Co- Sponsorship, or Partnership opportunities, please contact: Ms. Marie Claudine Mukamabano (claudinepeace@gmail.com or 347.465.4045).

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Rwandan Orphans Received A Visit

​F​​OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Marie Claudine Mukamabano
Phone: (347) 465-4045
Email: Claudinepeace@gmail.com

Rwandan Orphans Received A Visit

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Ms. Ola Kwiatkowska, Josiane, and Peace Eugenho Mg visited the Kimisagara Orphanage in Kigali, Rwanda. The visit was facilitated by Ms. Claudine Mukamabano. Founder & CEO of Why Do I Exist/ Kuki Ndiho Rwanda Orphans Support Project.
Ms. Mukamabano expressed her deep gratitude and appreciation for their visit. She said, “Many orphans and genocide survivors need someone who can just visit them, come close to them, and show them that they are not alone.”

She continued, “Thank you very much for doing this POWERFUL & VERY MEANINGFUL ACTION. Please continue to heal our wounded hearts. May God continue to bless your hearts and fulfill your desires as you remember and care for the Rwandan Orphans. Your Presence, Love, Care and gifts will remain in the mind and hearts of those orphans forever. Please accept my acknowledgment and appreciation. I thank you on their behalf.”

Ms. Kwiatkowska felt truly welcomed during her visit in Rwanda. She said, “I thank Marie Claudine for her beautiful and heartfelt initiative, and for introducing me to her friends and colleagues.”

Miss Josiane ,Kuki Ndiho Staff & Miss Ola with Rwandan Orphans

After losing her parents, sister, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, loved ones, friends, classmates, and fellow countrymen during the Rwandan Genocide, Ms. Mukamabano’s Catholic faith inspired her to seek the answer to the question of KUKI NDIHO

(Why do I exist)​?​ This question now serves as the name of her organization​, Why Do I Exist/ Kuki Ndiho Rwanda Orphans Support Project ​, ​which she established in 2005 to raise awareness on the genocide in Rwanda, help survivors, and aid orphans of HIV.

For more​​​ information or to provide any donation to support this humanitarian effort​, please Call 347 465 4045 or visit www.whydoiexist.org
Make your Financial Contribution (checks ) payable to:

KUKI NDIHO RWANDA ORPHANS SUPPORT PROJECT
1186 Fulton Street, Brooklyn,NY 11216

Thank you!

Miss Josiane & Eugene ;Kuki Ndiho Kigali Team at Kimisagara Orphanage ,

Ms. MUKAMABANO is the Author of an Audio Book, ” THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA: Be Yourself! Change Somebody’s Life Today!”, an excellent resource for every person who seeks to maximize the use of social media to change the lives of others. In her book, Ms. Mukamabano describes the potential growth each person has to expand a company and bring it to a level beyond one’s imagination. She offers her life’s work as an example in a thrilling, entertaining, and exciting matter. In her audio book, no one will leave disappointed, but be empowered to effectively use social media.

​​​The 2014 ‘Impact Maker in Development on the African continent’
” Before I begin, I would like to thank Marie Claudine Mukamabano, for gracing us with such a moving song “ . Said ; UN Secretary – General Ban Ki- moon’s remarks at fifteenth commemoration of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in New York, 7 April 2009

The 2013 Africa Brave Award Winner, 2012 Humanitarian Achievements Award Winner , 2011 African Community Leader Award Winner & 2010 Ambassador for Peace Award Winner Marie Claudine Mukamabano, an orphan-survivor of Rwandan genocide, has received recognition from The Assembly of State of New York on May 2011 on the occasion of the Africa Day Celebration for turning a life of hardship into one of leadership and advocacy.

October 25, 2012 , Marie Claudine MUKAMABANO, initiated the Rwanda Flag Raising Ceremony in Newark City Hall in New Jesery as a Symbol of Healing, Peace,Resilience,Hope and Forgiveness , to Honor UN’s International Day for Peace by Supporting Rwandan Orphans. Event was so successful

She is the Founder , Chair-girl and CEO of Kuki Ndiho Rwanda Orphans Support Project , an organization that she established in 2005 to raise awareness on the genocide in Rwanda, help survivors, and aid orphans of HIV. In a personal capacity, she also serves as a mentor to many of the children, helping to build their confidence and give them inspiration.
After losing her parents, sister, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, loved ones, friends, classmates, and fellow countrymen during the Rwandan Genocide, her Catholic faith inspired her to seek the answer to the question of KUKI NDIHO? (Why do I exist?-Pourquoi J’existe?). This question now serves as the name of her organization, which has an extensive fundraising program in New York, as well as a presence in Belgium and South Africa. The thousands of dollars raised thus far continue to support hundreds of orphans in Rwanda

She gave a speech on March 2011 at the African Union’s conference on behalf of Rwanda & African women author on the theme: “A Tribute to Flora Nwapa: Gender Equality and The Empowerment of Women”.
On the occasion of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations on February 2011, Marie Claudine was selected as the only representative of Africa women to speak on the panel “Sharing Knowledge – Joining Forces – Gaining Power: Mentoring as a Tool to Empower NGO Women”. She won an Ambassador for Peace Award on May 2010.
In 2007, as a Professional Mistress of Ceremonial and Special Event Organizer, she helped to establish “African Day Parade” and volunteered as Committee Member of the mission to promote a positive image and culture of Africa in The United States and others westerns countries.

Marie Claudine is also an influential speaker, actress, artist, and model. As artist, she dances at universities, churches and community groups as part of the Rwanda Dance Theater Company. As singer, she performs at the International Commemoration Day to mark the 15th Anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide at the United Nations attended by the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.

She was awarded a Marathon Peace Medal from the International Women for Peace in Kigali Rwanda and honored for being the first artist from Rwanda selected among 600 applicants worldwide to participate in the Robert Wilson’s International Theater Projects in New York City on May 2005.

She speaks English, French, Swahili and her language Kinyarwanda. She graduated with a distinction in School of Business Studies in Rwanda 2000, and has recently completed courses in nonprofit management at Baruch College and The Foundation Center. She graduated recently from the International Trauma Studies, a program directed by Dr. Jack Saul, Professor at Columbia University.

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Heal & Empower Rwandan orphans TOGETHER!

WHY DO I EXIST ?

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Heal & Empower Rwandan orphans TOGETHER!

LOVE FOR  RWANDA!

WE ARE COLLECTING:
* SCHOOLS FEES DONATIONS,
* SCHOOLS SUPPLIERS,
* SPORTS SHOES/SNEAKERS,
* COMPUTERS & All Officer Materials
* ALL THINGS RWANDAN ORPHANS NEED.

PLEASE! Make your Tax Deductible Donation NOW to: WHY DO I EXIST? Send it to our Officer:

271 MADISON AVENUE, SUITE 908,

MANHATTAN, New York, NY 10016

THANK YOU & GOD BLESSES YOU!

Any Question,   Collaboration, Partnership and Co- Sponsorship   Please Call CLAUDINE at 347 465 4045 or

E-mail: claudinepeace@gmail.com MORE ABOUT OUR  WORK PLEASE GO TO www.whydoiexist.org

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