Nothing I say could come close to the poignancy of your voices, your songs, or the power of your heart-wrenching testimonials. Before I begin, I would like to thank Marie Claudine Mukamabano, for gracing us with such a moving song”.
Said ; UN Secretary – General Ban Ki- moon’s remarks at fifteenth commemoration of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in New York, 7 April 2009.
Claudine is also a survivor of that Genocide, her family and fellow tribe members were violently killed around her,Marie Claudine Mukamabano today talks about the simple joy of being alive.
She has traveled throughout Africa and other areas of the world, enjoining people of differing cultures to embrace their potential for survival and growth. Mukamabano is determined to educate people about HIV/AIDS, extreme poverty.
September 20-21,2009 she founded PEACE RWANDA CONVENTION for the First time ever in Rwandan History.This February she get an Ambassador for PEACE Award from UN and U.P.F.& Women for Peace.