Rise Up Youth Champions Initiative
UWIMANA Jean Berchmans, MD candidate, facilitator of Medical Students for Choice at The University of Rwanda and program coordinator of Healthy people Rwanda is selected to participate in Rise Up’s Youth Champions Initiative to foster innovation and quality in sexual and reproductive rights and health worldwide
UWIMANA Jean Berchmans is one of 22 youth leaders from around the globe selected to join Rise Up’s third cohort of Youth Champions for sexual and reproductive rights, health, and justice. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) is a program of Rise Up, a leader in the global gender equity movement, supported by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Through this initiative, Rise Up invests in young champions who are leading the sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice (SRHRJ) movement now and for the next