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Christophe Mbonyingabo

Christophe MbonyingaboChristophe Mbonyingabo is the founder and executive Director of CARSA (Christian Action for Reconciliation and Social Assistance). Christophe has lead his team to develop and implement an intervention named “Cows for Peace” (CFP) that seeks to foster reconciled relationships between genocide survivors and their direct perpetrators through its three programmatic arms: Workshops, Cell-Groups, and Cooperative Cow-raising. Even though he has been involved in academic research Christophe considers himself to be a practitioner who is interested in justice, peace and reconciliation. He has been involved in different Peace-building initiatives in the great lakes region and he enjoys sharing stories of hope. Christophe lives in Kigali, Rwanda with his wife Diane Kantarama and four children.