As a refugee forced to flee from the Rwandan conflict Dr. Mireille Twayigira’s story is one of survival and resilience.
Dr. Mireille Twayigira’s story is one of both survival and resilience. A refugee who had to flee from the Rwandan conflict, Mireille spent much of her early childhood in search of a home. After a tragic and difficult journey in which she lost her sister, mother, and grandmother, Mireille found hope
through education. Mireille received an education through Jesuit Refugee Service at Dzaleka camp in Malawi, which led to a scholarship to medical school in China. Now Mireille, who says she was “meant to serve others,” uses her medical degree and her story to help others heal and maintain hope.
Join Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and St. Ignatius Catholic Community in Baltimore to hear Mireille’s inspiring story and what can be done to ensure more refugee children receive an education and an opportunity for a hopeful future.