The journalist Dominique from Rwanda is supporting peacemaking youth activities and the organization of streetfootball projects.
Dominique Uwimana is a project coordinator of the steetfootball project ESPÉRANCE. He is 29 years old and comes from Kabagalis in the South Province in Rwanda, Central Africa. After his studies of English and Journalism, Dominique participated in various trainings in the area of conflict management and AIDS- campaigns as well as on TV and radio productions. Beside French and English he speaks as well Kinyarwanda and Swahili, two Bantu languages of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern Africa. Since 2006 he supports the idea of youth associations and non governmental organizations to aid actively via streetfootball a social change in the community. Today Dominique Uwimana works in Rwanda's capital Kigali, both as a journalist for rural development issues as in the football project ESPÉRANCE, linked with Football for Peace, Football for Hope and Football Anti-AIDS. Through the youth association ESPÉRANCE Dominique takes part at many activities of the organization for young people in Rwanda and the neighboring countries. Especially members of different ethnic groups and genocide affected families are supposed to be brought together.