Meet Our Team

Welcome Back to Africa currently has active ambassadors in Burundi, Turkey, Belgium, Nigeria and United Kingdom.

WBTA TEAM UK

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CEO & FOUNDER
Ives Kabayabaya

I am originally from Burundi and moved to the United Kingdom where I completed most of my education. I studied a Law Bachelor’s degree and I am currently pursuing a master’s degree at Kingston University, London…Read More
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PR MANAGER
Rian Kansiime Shaka

I first heard of Welcome Back To Africa when the founder, Ives Kabayabaya mentioned to me his passion for creating a better Africa through education and the exchange of knowledge. I was immediately hooked…Read More

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LEAD COORDINATOR
Faiza Abdulkadir

It was my final year at Kingston University when I received an invitation for the launch of Welcome Back to Africa Educational Tour. Having no previous knowledge of the charity, I attended the event and I fell in love immediately…Read More
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AMBASSADOR
Giulia Oluwabunmi Olayemi
I believe that everyone should have access to education. Unfortunately, people’s accessibility tends to be based on where they reside in the world. Upon hearing about the aspirations of Welcome Back to Africa…Read More

WBTA TEAM TURKEY

Wellars
LEAD AMBASSADOR
Wellars Nshimukuri
I am a Burundian Civil Engineering Student at Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Growing up I was always troubled by my country’s economic situation, which was characterised mostly by a series of internal conflicts…Read More
Grace
AMBASSADOR
Grace Irakoze
I am a Civil Engineering student at NIŞANTAŞI University in Istanbul, Turkey. I was born in the heart of Africa, BURUNDI where I studied primary school at E.P gikungu and secondary school at college Gikungu, Kanyinya lycee and Musenyi Lycee where…Read More

Rümeysa
AMBASSADOR
Rümeysa İhvan
I was born in Istanbul and have been living in this unique city with my family. I obtained dual degree in Mathematical Engineering just after having completed Statistics at Yildiz Technical University.My parents are idealist believers who used to make big chats with their small children…Read More

WBTA TEAM BURUNDİ

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LEAD AMBASSADOR
Dr. Liberat Niyoyandika
I am a passionate young doctor who took the opportunity to study Medicine in Turkey. I always believed in the philosophy of coming back to Africa and using the knowledge I gained to build my beautiful country, which is now the poorest country in the world…Read More
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SECRETARY
Lionel Nibarikanuye
Designing an idea, building it and seeing it last is what makes me passionate about Civil Engineering, my field of study. What prompted me to join WBTA and was my belief that the best way to develop Africa is through students as this will ensure…Read More

WBTA TEAM NIGERIA

Calvin
LEAD AMBASSADOR
Calvin Ebun-Amu
I have always enjoyed reading updates of WBTA’s progress across the globe as it continues to contribute to the development of Africa through education. When the opportunity came for me to get more involved in its work in Nigeria, I didn’t have to give it a second’s thought…Read More

 

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