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Audrey Hanard

Me, Iriba and Burundi: narrative of an initiatory journey




Before this summer there was me, fruit of a hazardous meeting of a spermatozoon and an ovum and twenty years of education, meetings and discoveries of all kinds ...

Christopher Jaumoulle

"Akanyoni katagurutse ntikamenya iyo bweze. "




My trip was not just a great adventure but a chance to discover another country, with a population and customs different from mine ..

Jean-Marie V. Kavumbagu

The supervision of youth, a challenge for future generations




From August 24th to September 8th, 2004, young people from the IRIBA, CADP and ITEKA League associations organized a Youth Forum at Mweya high school in Gitega province to contribute to the effort ...

Marie Vialatta

"Burundi, return to the country of my childhood ..."




My name is Marie Vialatte, I'm 20 years old, I'm French. Before coming to live in Belgium, I lived in Africa during my first 12 years ...

Kris Berwouts

A precious work to bring Burundi out of the shadows




For more than ten years, a conflict has torn apart the social fabric of Burundi. It has lasted too long! The resulting destruction marks, so ...

Gladys S. Niyoyitungiye

An unforgettable experience




The forum has the specialty of bringing together young people from different countries. From there, there is a diversity of nationalities, religion and culture, but that does not constitute ...

Tim Neels

Youth Forum Experience 2008




My motivation to participate in the forum was my love to travel in a non-touristic way and the fact that I like to know other cultures and ...

Christine Marecki

A summer in Burundi ...




What I remember from my stay in Burundi ... First of all, it was an extraordinary experience. At least, of my common, so of my landmarks, ...

Genevieve Boulanger

Burundi under a new eye




How to start or how to return to words, the flavor of what I discovered this summer in Burundi with the forum. Arriving in Burundi ...

Claude Ntahuga

Youth meeting North and South: Solidarity at the heart of the action!




The project "North-South Youth Forum for the reconstruction of Burundi" is the most important objective of IRIBA ...

Gynel Ininahazwe

My little country with a big heart




I speak to you of my country in a humorous way. The truth is much more than dramatic. I am a young one among others having lost its roots. A small country with big heart Burundi my origins. SN is his good meal on the way to ...

Stephanie D'Ath

"When young people get involved ..."




Wednesday July 16th, 7pm, I land at Bujumbura airport. I do not see much, it's dark. Indeed here it is the dry season, and unlike Belgium, the evenings are not long and clear as in summer with us ...

Germaine Blezio

Between utopia and reality




How to evoke this Forum, without disguising what we experienced and felt so strongly, without forgetting neither light nor dust, nor discussions or excursions, ...

Karel De Gucht

Youth is the future of tomorrow. In Belgium as in Burundi




How, then, do not support a project that brings together and opens perspectives of solidarity on both sides? Firstly,…

Margot, Flor, Veerle, Maaike and Laurens

The meeting with Burundian youth: an unforgettable experience




July 29, what a suspense! Some of us are flying for the first time ...