Our Team

The Coordinator

Antoine Samvura is the Coordinator of Friends Peace House and together with his team, they hold on closely to the values of peace, simplicity, equality, integrity, and community. They work to positively transform the lives of those around them.

He has been the Coordinator of Friends Peace House (FPH) and the President of Rwanda Quaker Peace Network (QPN) from 2011. He has also been a Board Member of Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) —Africa Section since 2017.

Other Staff Members

Thacienne Iryanyawera

Friends Peace House Accountant

Emmanuel Bagenayabo

Mwana Nshuti Director

Emilienne Mukandera

Friends Peace House Logistics Manager

Yves Mutabaruka

Kagarama Mwana Nshuti Mechanics Teacher

Gaudence Nyirasafali

Kagarama Mwana Nshuti Culinary Arts Teacher


Kagarama Mwana Nshuti English Teacher


Kagarama Mwana Nshuti Hairdressing Teacher

Clement Mugambira

Bugesera Mwana Nshuti Headmaster

Safari Niyongira Sylvain

Bugesera Field Staff

Elizabeth Muhimpundu

Bugesera Assistant Field Staff

Florida Musabyimana

Bugesera Mwana Nshuti Tailoring Teacher


Bugesera Mwana Nshuti Masonry Teacher

Augustin Bizimana

Bugesera Mwana Nshuti English Teacher

Leila Micheline Butoyi

Friends Peace House Peace and Communication Officer

Jean Damascene Imanizabayo

Friends Peace House Chief Security Officer