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TESTIMONIALS

Emmanuel, SYM provincial coach in Cibitoke


In Cibitoke province, where I am a provincial coach, in the implementation of “TUBAKARORERO” project, which translates (Let's be models). A projec...

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Espérance, monitoring officer/GIZ project in Muramvya


Unwanted pregnancies in the school environment have caused many school dropouts, sometimes the boy is obliged to go and look for work in order to take...

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Eric, SYM Focal Point / Muramvya Province


Service Yezu Mwiza, supported by GIZ/Health, works with 10 Health center "Friends of Youth" in two districts of MURAMVYA province, namely Muramvya and...

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Fidélité UWAYO, nurse/ vaccination service


The word of God invites us to share with our fellow men and women in vulnerable situations. On this day when we are celebrating International Women’...

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Léonie 53 years old, SYM beneficiary


Before I met Service Yezu Mwiza, my health was seriously impaired, I did not think I could be saved, I was just waiting to die. But when I was brought...

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Alain Christy.I, sj Projects Coordinator


Project coordination, a chess game! In a chess game, the player bets on the protection of his King while trying to inflict a checkmate on...

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Lambert, Tubakarorero Project Chief


It was early December 2021, when I was employed by Service Yezu Mwiza (SYM), as a Tubakarorero Project Chief. I found that SYM is an organization work...

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Dr Iteka Ornella in professional training


During my three-month internship at Service Yezu Mwiza (SYM), I have already learned a lot about social work and especially about my profession as ...

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Jean Ndayisaba, sentinel at SYM


In these times when everyone is afraid of Covid-19, being a sentinel requires a lot of precautions, I protect myself first of all against the coronavi...

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Jean Marie K., community relays at Kabezi, Bujumbura


I was tested for HIV 8 years ago. SYM put me on ARVs, drugs that brought me back to normal life. When the SYM saw that I am taking my treatment cor...

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BUJUMBURA province's governor, Mr Desire N.


I thank Service Yezu Mwiza, which continues to support the Burundian government (leta Mvyeyi, leta Nkozi) in the fight against HIV / AIDS, supporti...

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Bernadette NTITANGIRAGEZA, SYM’s beneficiary


At a time when we had lost the joy of living, Service Yezu Mwiza came to us like an angel descended from heaven and gave us hope for a better tomor...

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Regional Father Rwanda-Burundi, Fabien GASIGWA SJ


Dear beneficiaries, through these Income Generating Activities (IGAs), the Yezu Mwiza Service has saved you from inactivity. Spending the day doing...

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Dr Derrick MFURANZIMA


The mobile Clinic is a unit of Service Yezu Mwiza, which makes it easier for beneficiaries to no longer travel to SYM headquarters, to obtain ARV d...

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Désiré NSHIMIRIMANA, AVLT Kamenge Campus


I am a member of the Association of Volunteers to Fight Tuberculosis (AVLT). An association that advocates for TB-free university campuses. Service Ye...

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Louise. N, Nursing at SYM


As a nursing, I come into contact with many patients, especially when I am taking their vital parameters. Attending the COvid-19 pandemic prevention ...

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Buhonga beneficiary on ARV treatment


I was sick and dying for months, a community relay advised me to get tested for HIV and the result of the test was positive. Since then, I am under...

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Woman on PMTCT with mental disorder


I ‘m tutor of Solange, a single mother, HIV positive with mental disorders. As soon as I knew Solange was pregnant, I immediately took her to Ser...

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A Mother on PTCMT


I learned bitterly of my HIV status at the birth of my first HIV-positive child. Since then, I have been on ARV treatment. Afterwards, we were taken c...

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Daughter of SELAVIP Project Beneficiary


“Having a decent roof should normally be everyone's right, but sometimes nature is unfair. Fortunately, there are benefactors to whom God has given ...

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beneficiary of training on IGAs


"Follow the training on business management, the establishment of solidarity groups through income-generating activities initiated by Service Yezu Mwi...

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Dr Derrick, Responsible of mobile clinic


Working as a Volunteer at Service Yezu Mwiza has allowed me to deepen my knowledge about the care and support of people living with HIV. Today, as res...

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Pascasie NDIRAHISHA, laboratory service


I am new to SYM but not new in my profession. I take this opportunity to thank all the staff who warmly welcomed me. In other laboratories where I hav...

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Nigarura Diane, GS «Nawe nuze twiyunge» commune Mukike.


“'Nawe Nuze' approach of 'MENYUMENYESHE' project has helped us a lot, and thanks to it we are saving and credit to support ourselves within our fami...

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SYM beneficiary at Gatumba site


Being the head of the household as a widow with 7 children, it is not easy to feed all those mouths. On top of that I have to make sure that I get reg...

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SYM beneficiary in Kabezi


Since I have been receiving support services at SYM, I feel safe because I know I am in good hands, I am surrounded by people who care about my health...

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Isaac NKURIKIYE, Social Assistant of SYM in Gitega


Service Yezu Mwiza has been implementing RAFG-Activity project in HIV care since October 2019 thanks to FHI 360 support in the provinces of Gitega and...

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Christine G., Focal point JP/" DPE Buja Mairie"


Within the framework of joint Program (JP) education project, SERVICE YEZU MWIZA and CARE INTERNATIONAL/BURUNDI, through the new approach “AGE”, a...

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Elvis RWAMIGABO, volunteer in psychosocial service


In my childhood, when I went to high school, I often met children in street situations, sleeping under the porches of shops and commercial shops; Some...

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Dieudonné Nshimirimana [57], SYM volunteer


While I am not, at first glance, an affiliate of a health field, by asking to work as a volunteer at SYM, I wanted to contribute to this edifice of he...

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Nyandwi Anicet, Provincial Coach, Bujumbura


Training on covid-19 prevention measures has shown us the seriousness of this pandemic. That is why all the staff of Service Yezu Mwiza must become aw...

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UWIMANA Léoncie, community relay


I had stopped taking the medication, and then one day, SYM health mediators approached me, i clearly told them that i don’t want to go back there to...

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Béatrice HAHANIMANA, Nurse - Head of department


SYM recipients are most vulnerable people who deserve more attention. . My pride as head of the nursing department is to see that in their daily activ...

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Joël, sj Volunteer


The time I spent at Service Yezu Mwiza, I was able to discover the atmosphere and the love of the work that the staff has for the PLWHA. As for the co...

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NITANGA Célestin


I am grateful to Service Yezu Mwiza, because accepting to give me a professional internship in the laboratory service has given me a unique opportunit...

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Me Christophe MANIRAKIZA, Human Resources Officer


As Human Resources Officer, I am in direct contact with the SYM staff of 61 employees, 3 volunteers and 3 interns. Since I have been working at Servic...

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André, Person affected by leprosy


As people affected by leprosy we should remain hidden for fear of being mocked for our health and we were in extreme poverty. We were sensitized by Ac...

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Alain-Christy, sj Volunteer


During the few weeks I spent at Service Yezu Mwiza as a volunteer, I particularly remember its "mobile clinic" strategy. That was set up to facilitate...

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Christine, beneficiary of Nurem project in Gitaza


Before I started working in groups in IGAs, I thought it would prevent me from going about my activities for the survival of my children, especially s...

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Benoit MINANI, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at SY


I have been working at Service Yezu Mwiza since it was founded in 2008. My impression is that Service Yezu Mwiza, has a largely positive impact on the...

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Egide, JP Project leader at SYM


The Joint Program (JP) is a CARE International funded project working to promote sexual and reproductive health among youth and teenagers aged 10 to 2...

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Solange, field supervisor at SYM


Indexing is hard work, which requires more precaution and vigilance because the people we are looking for in these cases are often those who are hidin...

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Odette, NUREM beneficiary at Kinyinya site


Before joining this NUREM project, you could hardly find anything to buy even paracetamol, we remained in fear of stigmatization, which made us even m...

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Mrs. Jeanine, NUREM Project Monitor


The establishment of Income-Generating Activities (IGA) by Service Yezu Mwiza through NUREM project was a golden opportunity for its beneficiaries as ...

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Cynthia, health mediator at SYM


Frequently, we give a therapeutic education of the whole group, but when I find that there is among of them, a person who has a detectable viral load ...

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MATESO, Beneficiary at MAGARA site


As a widow and mother of four, it was difficult for me to take care of my family with my health and when it came to finding the transport costs for HI...

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Edmond, Supervisor of Action Damien Project at SYM


The project of socio-economic reintegration of people affected by leprosy has made it possible implementation various actions such as: the establishme...

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Bella, Doctor at SYM


Service Yezu Mwiza Clinic has all the components in the care of PLHIV, which is a good thing. What struck me a lot upon my arrival was its mobile clin...

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Beneficiary of Kiriri site


By bringing its clinical services closer to our home, the SYM mobile clinic made it much easier for us, because previously we had to find the travel e...

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Germaine,NUREM Project's beneficiary in Kabezi


When the SYM, through the NUREM project, showed us the benefits of working in groups in IGAs to help vulnerable PLWHA from rural areas, it was a boil ...

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Pie Watchman at SYM


My name is Pie NDIKUMASABO, I am 59 years old, married and father of 7 children and it is 10 years that I work at the Service Yezu Mwiza as watchman. ...

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Dr Emmanuel IRAMBONA


The Mobile Clinic, an approach that has alleviated the heavy burden of transportation costs for ARV supplies and medical consultations for vulnerable ...

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BAMBONEYEHO Elisabeth, mediator of health


I have been at SERVICE YEZU MWIZA since October 2010 as mediator of health, my presence in the mediation service has improved the care and support act...

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Dr NUNU Blaise


The greatness of a person is not evaluated based on the number of person that serve him but the ones that he serves. For around 3 years of experience ...

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PLHIV Testimony


« My name is Rosette, i live in MUTIMBUZI commune, Bujumbura province, I am HIV positive and i was able to give birth 2 children: the eldest is 12 ye...

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Testimony of a couple under PMTCT


« I thank Service Yezu Mwiza (SYM) for taking care of us through the PMTCT programme because we were able to give birth 4 HIV-free children. I also...

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A former leprous


« My name is Aïcha a former leprous. Thanks to the joint intervention between Service Yezu Mwiza and Action Damien in medical and socioeconomic mana...

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