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For 100 days, starting April 7, 2020 KICS stands together with Rwanda during the 26th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi.


Benjamin Thomas

Dr. Benjamin P. Thomas 


Hometown: Merrick, NY, USA

Education: Doctor of Ministry in Global Christianity & Development from Gordon–Conwell Theological Seminary; MA in Christian Education from Gordon–Conwell Theological Seminary; BA in Economics from Hobart College.

Years in Leadership: 18, 8th at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “Not one of all the Lord’s good promises to God’s people failed, everything was fulfilled.” Joshua 21:43.


Grace Hale

Grace Hale

Secondary Principal

Hometown: Xenia, OH, USA

Education: B.S. in Education from Liberty University, M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Columbia International University.


Years in Teaching and Administration: 8, 2nd at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.” Acts 20:24



Elise Mosher

Primary Principal

Hometown: Xai-Xai, Mozambique

Education: B.A. in Christian Education; M.A. in Elementary Education; and a Master’s Degree in Leadership.


Years in Teaching and Administration: 14, 7th at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.” Zephaniah 3:17.


Janet Murenzi

Janet Murenzi

Director of Finance and Administration

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: B.A. in Business Administration, Majoring in Accounts from Kigali Institute of Science & Technology and S.F.B.; Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Majoring in Finance from Oklahoma Christian University, U.S.A.


Years in Accounting: 14, 6th year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “Call to me and I will answer you, I will tell you wonderful and marvelous things that you know nothing about.” Jeremiah 33:3


Eric Davenport

Eric Davenport

Director of Staff Care & Mission

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN, USA

Education: Master of Divinity from Harding School of Theology.

Years in Ministry: 20, 5th year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.” 1 Timothy 1:5.


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Ivan Mbaraga 

Director of Operations

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Education [Biology & Chemistry] from Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda; holds an MBA in Organizational Leadership and Development from Oklahoma Christian University.


Years in Administration: 10, 5th year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “So don’t fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10.


Kari Hanlon

Kari Hanlon

Director of Teaching & Learning

Hometown: Houston, TX, USA

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and History from Trinity International University, Master’s Degree in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning from Clemson University.


Years in Education and Ministry: 13, 9th year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “…That they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.” Isaiah 61:3.


Gloria Iribagiza

Gloria Iribagiza

Executive Assistant

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a minor in Communication from Lancaster Bible College (PA); Higher Diploma in Software Engineering: Information Systems Management from APTECH Computer Education.

Years in Ministry: 14, 3rd year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: Isaiah 30:21 ‘And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left.’


Patience Nyadzo

Patience Nyadzo

School Nurse


Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe

Education: Diploma in Nursing from Harare Central Hospital School Of Nursing.

CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children & Young People Services (Management Pathway) from Direct Quest Dubai.

Years in Nursing: 12, 2nd at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “You will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You Because he trusts in You.” Isaiah 29:3.


Gabriel Buzima

Gabriel Buzima 


Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: Bachelor's in Finance from INILAK.

Years in Accounting: 13, 4th at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want…” Psalm 23.


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Sarah Kimanuka 


Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

Education: MCSA Microsoft from Kampala International University; and currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.

Years in Accounting: 16, 4th year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” Matthew 6:33.



Clementine Nyakarungi

Clementine Nyakarungi

Secondary Administrative Assistant

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: B.S. in Law from Kigali Independent University.

Years in Administration: 17, 11th year at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, of the seed of David…” 2 Timothy 2:8.


Ariane Umutoni

Ariane Umutoni

Primary Administrative Assistant

Hometown: Brussels, Belgium and Kigali, Rwanda.

Education: Bachelor's in Tourism Management from ISALT.

Years at KICS: 6

Favorite Scripture: “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” Romans 8:37.