Albert Musabyimana was born in 1978 in Kamonyi District. He was 16 years old during the 1994 Tutsi Genocide. Prior to the Genocide, he lived a happy childhood with a large extended family, however, only he and his 2 sisters survived terrible genocide that took place here, in which he lost his whole family. Having been the oldest of the surviving siblings, Albert took on the responsibility of looking after his younger sisters and ensuring that they lived a healthy and happy life, the same way his families did before 1994. Albert went on to completing a bachelor’s degree at the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology.
In 2005, Albert was selected amongst other child headed families to receive housing as part of an initiative to support Rwandan youth that was greatly affected by the 1994 Tutsi Genocide. After receiving his education and having a home for his family, Albert decided he needed to create an initiative that would better the lives of people that were greatly affected by poverty and jeopardize Education. Albert is the founder of Peace and Hope Initiative which helps vulnerable children of the deprived community and dedicated to helping orphans and vulnerable children in Rwanda receive the basics of life, including nutrition, shelter, education, healthcare, and emotional support, and to play a part in Rwanda’s bright future.