Alexandre Ntezimana

Alexandre Ntezimana
Alexandre Ntezimana, PhD Researcher

Alexandre NTEZIMANA have more than 15 years of experience working in the domain of social work practice and academic settings. He is currently working at University of Technology and Arts of
Byumba (UTAB) as Lecturer and Campus Manager since 2018. He also doubles as a Part-time Lecturer at University of Rwanda
(UR). He headed the Department of Social Sciences at University of
Technology and Arts of Byumba (UTAB) from 2014-2018. He worked as Tutorial Assistant and Secretary of the Social Sciences Department from 2010 up to 2014.

He has experience in working with NGOs; he worked in World Vision International (WVI), African Evangelistic Enterprises (AEE), CARITAS Rwanda, Project San Francisco (PSF) and finally worked in RUTONGO Hospital, a public Institution. He is member of the leading team of Rwanda National Organization of Social Workers (RWA-NOSW).

Alexandre Ntezimana is a PhD student of Social Work and Community Development at
University of Rwanda under the RESILIENT project, his thesis is on “Village Saving and Loans Associations (VSLAs) and Socio-Economic development of Rural Youth in Rwanda. He has a Masters in Social Work from Uganda Christian University (UCU) where he explored the Contribution of African Evangelistic Enterprise’s Self-Help Groups to the Psychosocial
wellbeing of widows. He graduated from National University of Rwanda (NUR) in 2010 and
was awarded a Bachelor of Social Work. His research focus at undergraduate level was on:
“Impact des groupes de sociothérapie dans l’amélioration des conditions socio-économique des veuves, in french which means:  The impact of socio-therapy groups on socio-economic conditions of widows, in English.

Alexandre Ntezimana’s research interests are vulnerable groups, youth and development; he is currently pursuing a doctorate at the University of Rwanda under RESILIENT project.