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LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Benjamin Thomas
Dr. Benjamin P. Thomas 

Director

director@kicsrw.org 

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, 7th at KICS

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

 

Dr. Ekwelum N
Dr.Chukwuma Ekwelum

Secondary Principal

secondary.principal@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Boston, MA, USA.

Education: Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI), M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA), B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from Trinity College (Hartford, CT).

Years in Teaching and Administration: 10, 1st at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9.

 

Kerry Munsey- Pri Principal
Kerry Munsey

Primary Principal

primary.principal@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Clio, Michigan, USA.

Education: M.A in Educational Leadership: K-12 Administration from Eastern Michigan University. B.A. in Elementary Education with minors in English and Mathematics from Saginaw Valley State University.

Years in Teaching and Administration: 12 years in teaching and 4 in administration. 1st at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: "Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other." Romans 12:10 NLT.

 

Janet Murenzi

Janet Murenzi

Director of Administration & Finance

jmurenzi@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: M.A. in Business Administration, Majoring in Finance from Oklahoma Christian University. B.A. in Business Administration, Majoring in Accounts from Kigali Institute of Science & Technology and S.F.B.

Years in Accounting: 14, 5th 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

 

Kari Hanlon
Kari Hanlon

Director of Teaching & Learning

khanlon@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Houston, TX, USA

Education: M.A. in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from Clemson University. B.A. in Secondary Education and History from Trinity International University.

Years in Education and Ministry: 13, 9th 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.

 

Ivan Mbaraga- Web
Ivan Mbaraga 

Director of Operations

imbaraga@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: MBA in Organizational Leadership and Development from Oklahoma Christian University. B.Sc. with Education [Biology & Chemistry] from Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda.

Years in Administration: 10, 5th 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.

 

Gloria Iribagiza
Gloria Iribagiza

Executive Assistant

giribagiza@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda.

Education: B.A. 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 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

pnyadzo@kicsrw.org

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 

Accountant

gbuzima@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: B.A in Finance from INILAK.

Years in Accounting: 13, 6th at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want…” Psalms 23:1.

 

Sarah Kimanuka-web
Sarah Kimanuka 

Accountant

skimanuka@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

Education: MCSA Microsoft from Kampala International University; and currently pursuing a B.A. in Information Technology.

Years in Accounting: 16, 5th 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 Admin. Assistant

secondaryoffice@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda.

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

Years in Administration: 17, 11th 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 Admin. Assistant

primaryoffice@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Brussels, Belgium, and Kigali, Rwanda.

Education: B.A in Tourism Management from ISALT.

Years in Administration: 5, all at KICS.

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