« To do good always in the name of solidarity »
We are a public utility foundation called “Fondation Vénuste Niyongabo, FVN in acronym”. It is a non-governmental organization under Burundian law approved since the year 2022. It is a work of four people with common objectives and determined to work together for the promotion of quality education, good health for all and integral human development with special attention to vulnerable people. Its head office is located in the town hall of Bujumbura, the economic capital of Burundi, in Muha commune, Kinanira II district, Avenue Limbas n°12. The interventions of the FVN extend over five provinces namely: Bujumbura, Bujumbura Mairie, Kirundo, Makamba and Muramvya.
Sport for Peace!
Since 2009, Venuste has been an active member of the Champions for Peace club of the international organization “Peace and Sport “and is the sponsor of the Friendship Games of the Great Lakes of Africa. The Friendship Games between Burundi, Rwanda and Congo aim to bring communities together and create dialogue between the different regions of these countries. This event promotes existing local differences and encourages a policy integrating sport to strengthen social cohesion. Venuste es emphasizing the importance of the Olympic values transmitted to young people: excellence, friendship, and respect. “The Fondation Vénuste Niyongabo “ , FVN collaborates with “Peace and Sport “ a neutral and independent organization based in Monaco since its creation in 2007, which has been promoting the building of peaceful, inclusive, and equitable communities through the power of sport and the values it conveys.