Fandira Murinzi

Fandira MURINZI Fandira came to the Burke family in Hudson, Ohio, from Rwamagana, Rwanda. Since his arrival in the United States three years ago, he has touched the hearts of everyone he meets. Now 18 years old and a senior at Walsh Jesuit High School, Fandira has been voted vice president of the National [...]

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Danai Gakuru

Danai GAKURU I have lived in Aurora, Ohio, with my host family for three years. I graduated from Walsh Jesuit High School in 2016, and I now attend Cuyahoga Community College and recently completed the English as a Second Language Certification. My plan is to study nursing, because I like to help others who cannot [...]

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Hope Uwase

Hope UWASE School and year: John Carroll University; Rising Junior Major: Biology Extracurricular: Arrupe Scholar – A program for students interested in learning about and getting involved in social justice issues. I also work as an office assistant in the financial aid office of John Carroll University. Other facts: I have been in the US [...]

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Pacifique Niyonzima

Pacifique NIYONZIMA Pacifique is a Christian name which means “peacemaker” and Pacifique is a Rwandan name which means “God is almighty.” I was born and grew up in Rwanda. I came to the United States in 2011 when I first met my wonderful parents, Mike and Jill Burke. When I first came to the US, [...]

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Jean D’arc Irizera

Jean D’ARC IRIZERA School and year: Walsh University, Class of 2019 Major: Business Communications Extracurricular: Business Club; on-campus work in the Deville School of Business Other facts: I have been in the US for six years. I grew up in Fr. Jean’s home, alongside Hyacinthe and Pacifique. I graduated from Our Lady of the [...]

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