EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT OF RNUD
The Executive Secretariat is the Executive Staff team which works under the direct supervision of the Governing Board (Board of Directors).
RNUD EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Tel : (+250) 789139470
Mr. Samuel MUNANA (Deaf) is the Executive Director of Rwanda National Union of the Deaf. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Art and Industrial Design from Kyambogo University – Kampala Uganda, a Certificate in Information Technology from the Management Training and Advisory Centre (MTAC), Nakawa, Kampala and a postgraduate short course for Deaf Children in International Development (DCID) from the International institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Hague – The Netherlands.
Mr. Samuel during his life at Kyambogo University has served as the Minister of Disability affairs and Deputy Finance Minister in the Banyarwanda Kyambogo University students’ community (BAKUSCO) and the committee member in the ministry of disability affairs, Kyambogo University students’ guild 2012/2013 and attended a number of conferences on Deaf Education in East African Community.
He volunteered with the Uganda National Association of the Deaf (UNAD) which led to the formation of Rakai District Association of the Deaf (RADAD) now a branch of UNAD and served as a chairperson for a period of three (3) years (2010-2013). He has also regularly hired by the department of Special Needs Studies, Hearing Impairment Section, Kyambogo University in various related work on disability issues. He has also volunteered as a community Educator to the Deaf Youth with the Deaf Link Uganda.
Through these opportunities have given Samuel skills in management, advocacy, Deaf education, Deafness and Deaf culture, Deaf children in development and built his career in community based rehabilitation, Disability and development, planning, resource mobilization and training.
After completing his studies, he went back home, Rwanda to serve the Deaf community and has been appointed to this position he currently hold since August, 2013.
His main aim is to be the Role Model and advocates for the human rights of the Deaf Rwandans so as to enable them to attain their education to higher level.
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER AND PROGRAM OFFICER
Tel : (+250) 786139706
Gerald joined RNUD from a background of, Deafness and dedicated in serving and bring change in the Rwandan Deaf community. Certified Sign language Interpreter (DSLI) Kyambogo University -Kampala Uganda , At present pursuing B.A. social work at Mount Kenya University-MKU-Kigali. Gerald has serviced both the Rwandan Deaf community and Ugandan in all aspects of life inspired by the affection and kind-heartedness to Brothers and sisters of the Deaf community.
Usually at RNUD MUTEMA provides the interpretation services in the internal conferences, meetings workshops in all settings. Moreover coordinates most of the programs at RNUD and projects.
SIGN LANGUAGE COORDINATOR
Tel : (+250) 783216210
E-mail : email@example.com
Theophile is the Sign Language Coordinator of RNUD, in his daily activities, he is responsible for the coordination of Sign Language programs including organizing and conducting Sign Language training courses for the Deaf, families with the deaf person, Sign Language interpreters, Sign Language instructors and interested members of the business community, public and private Organizations
BINAMA Theophile come to RNUD as volunteer in coordination in sign language activities after an intensive training in Sign language where he was awarded a certificate in sign language training, he is Hard of hearing ,BINAMA is currently a student at Kigali Independent University (ULK) offering BA in Development study , because of his rich experience he was recruited as a staff in charge of Sign language training at RNUD.
Tel : (+250) 788542329
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
NGWEKWE is the accountant for Rwanda National Union of the Deaf (RNUD). She holds a Bachelor Degree in school of Business and Management obtained from Kampala International University, (KIU) in Uganda. She joined RNUD in February,2012 as volunteer in position of accounting, up to August 2013, As time goes on RNUD gained trust in her and she is now a staff on position of accountancy . She is very motivated to work with Deaf community due to she is familiar with Deaf culture since she is born in Deaf family .