Our Programs

Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle Works through the following main departments .


Our vocational training center is dedicated to helping youth acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their chosen careers. We offer a range of courses and programs in various fields, such as welding, Automobile technology, Hairdressing, and Tailoring. Our instructors are industry experts who are committed to helping our students succeed. In addition to classroom learning, our vocational training center provides hands-on training and real-world experience through internships and other opportunities. We strive to provide a supportive and inclusive environment that helps our students achieve their goals and reach their full potential. Whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to make a change, our vocational training center is here to help you succeed.

Economic Empowerment

Economic capacity building program aims to fight against poverty and indigence in young people and adults through microfinance, cooperatives and income-generating activities. It helps the disadvantaged population out of poverty through projects of basic needs and Group and Loan and Saving Association (GSLA). Our economic capacity strengthening program is designed to help individuals and communities improve their economic well-being and achieve financial stability. Through a variety of services and resources, our program provides participants with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed in today's economy. Whether you are looking to start or grow a small business, improve your financial literacy, or find employment, our program is here to help. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to supporting participants as they work to achieve their economic goals. If you are interested in learning more about our economic capacity strengthening program and how it can benefit you or your community, we encourage you to get in touch.


Through the ministry of music, Our choir ( "Jesus' Lambs" is a powerful witnesses to the gospel of Jesus Christ. With full hearts and voices raised in joyful praise, they inspire, encourage, and uplift the people who hear them. INTAMA ZA YEZU (Jesus' Lambs) touch the hearts of those who may be searching for meaning and purpose in their lives, and they help draw people into the life of the Church. By their music and by their example, our choirs show others what it means to be part of a community of faith that loves and serves God, and that seeks to share his love with the world around them. Through the grace of God, our choir is truly a force for evangelization, bringing the good news of salvation to all who hear their songs of praise.

Sport, Culture & Arts

Our sport, culture, and arts program is a unique and exciting initiative that brings together people from all walks of life to participate in a wide range of activities. From sports leagues and tournaments to music, dance, and art classes, there is something for everyone in our program. We believe that participation in cultural and athletic activities has numerous benefits, including improving physical and mental health, building social connections, and fostering a sense of community. Our program is designed to be inclusive and accessible, and we welcome people of all ages especially Youth to join in the fun. If you are looking for ways to get involved and make a positive impact in your community, we encourage you to check out our sport, culture, and arts program.

Peace building

Our peace building education program is an innovative and comprehensive initiative that aims to promote understanding, tolerance, and cooperation among individuals and communities. Through a variety of educational resources and activities, our program helps participants develop the skills and knowledge needed to peacefully resolve conflicts and build strong, healthy relationships. Our program is open to people of all ages especially youth and backgrounds and is tailored to meet the needs of different communities. We believe that education is a powerful tool for promoting peace and understanding, and we are dedicated to fostering a more peaceful and harmonious world through our program. If you are interested in learning more about our peace building education program, we encourage you to get in touch.

Health Services Education

Health services education is critical for young mothers and youth as it helps to raise awareness about health issues. Many young people lack the knowledge needed to maintain good health, leading to poor health outcomes. Educating young mothers about proper prenatal care can help ensure healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. Additionally, teaching youth about healthy habits such as good nutrition and physical activity can prevent chronic diseases in adulthood. This education can also prevent the spread of infectious diseases by providing information on proper hygiene and vaccinations. Access to health services education can empower young people to take control of their health and make informed decisions about their health care. Overall, health services education is a critical component of promoting good health among young mothers and youth alike.

Our Story

Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle (VJN) is a non-governmental organization created in 2002 by Brother Gabriel LAUZON and Father Epimaque MAKUZA, in Rubavu District, Western Province, in Rwanda. Our vision as an organization is to create a community of renewed youth in good physical, moral, spiritual, dynamic, and productive health, for the brighter future of Rwanda. We aim to accomplish a mission to develop youth’s talents and skills so that these capabilities can be implemented in the process of sustainable socio-economic development.

Services offered

Our organization is dedicated to making a positive impact in our community through a wide range of activities and initiatives. We are committed to addressing pressing social issues and working towards a more just and equitable society. We engage in a variety of activities, including volunteering, community service projects, and advocacy efforts. Our team members are passionate about making a difference, and they are always looking for ways to get involved and make a positive impact. We believe that by working together and using our collective resources, we can create real change and make a lasting difference in the world.

Public Library Services


Vision Jeunesse Public Library Our community public library is a vital resource for individuals of all ages and backgrounds. With a wide selection of books, magazines, and other materials, the library offers something for everyone. Whether you are looking to borrow a novel for leisure reading, research a school project, or access the internet, the library has you covered. Our librarians are knowledgeable and helpful, and are always ready to assist you in finding the resources you need. In addition to its extensive collection, the library also hosts a variety of events and programs, such as book clubs, workshops, and presentations, that are open to the public. We invite you to visit our community public library and discover all that it has to offer.

Reading is a crucial skill that has numerous benefits for youth, including improving literacy, expanding knowledge and understanding, and promoting critical thinking and imagination. At our organization, we encourage youth to read books as a way to foster a lifelong love of learning and personal growth. We offer a range of programs and resources to help young people discover the joy of reading, including book clubs, reading challenges, and access to a diverse selection of books. We also offer support and guidance to help young people find books that match their interests and reading level. We believe that reading is an essential tool for personal and intellectual development, and we encourage all youth to make it a part of their daily lives.

VJN ICT chamber for youth is a fantastic resource for young people in our community. By providing access to free internet, this organization is empowering young people to explore the online world and discover new opportunities for learning and growth. The ICT chamber is a welcoming and inclusive space where young people can connect with one another and share ideas. It is a great place for young people to develop their skills, expand their horizons, and explore their interests. We are so grateful to have this resource available to the youth in our community, and we encourage all young people to take advantage of the free internet and all the other resources and support that the ICT chamber has to offer.

Information and communication technology (ICT) is an essential part of modern life, and it is important for youth to have access to and be proficient in using these tools. At our organization, we recognize the important role that ICT plays in enabling young people to participate fully in society and achieve their goals. That’s why we offer a range of programs and resources to help youth develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the digital world. This may include training in the use of computers and other technology, as well as access to the internet and other online resources. We believe that by providing youth with the tools and support they need to thrive in the digital age, we can help them succeed in their studies, careers, and personal lives.

VJN ICT Chamber for Youth


Events hall ( Conference, meeting, Sports,...)


Our multipurpose gymnasium is a facility that is open to members of our community. It features a wide range of equipment and amenities, including cardio machines, weight training equipment, and a variety of group fitness classes. Our gymnasium is designed to meet the needs of people of all ages and fitness levels, and we have trained and friendly staff on hand to provide assistance and guidance. In addition to being a great place to get fit and stay active, our gymnasium is also a welcoming and inclusive community space where people can come together and socialize. We are proud to offer such a high-quality facility to our community, and we encourage everyone to come and check it out.

Our wedding and conference hall is a beautiful and versatile venue that is perfect for a variety of occasions. Whether you are planning a wedding, corporate event, or other special event, our hall has everything you need to make it a success. The hall features a spacious and elegant interior that can accommodate up to 300 guests, as well as a stage and state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that your event runs smoothly and is tailored to your needs and preferences. We offer a range of services, including catering, event planning, and decorating, to help you create the perfect event. If you are looking for a stylish and convenient venue for your next event, look no further than our wedding and conference hall.

Recording Studio - Music and Voices


Music recording studio fully equipped

Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle studio is equipped with a state-of-the-art recording studio featuring professional recording equipment, as well as a newly designed audio production studio for mixing and mastering, with support from our resident audio producers. Musicians, podcasters, voiceover artists and more can use our studio to record their next production in high quality at an affordable rate.

AFRICAN STARS Music Orchestra


Orchestra Africa Stars Perfuming music

Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle orchestra (African Stars) Our live band music is an electrifying experience that is sure to get you out of your seat and dancing. With a diverse range of musical styles, our band is able to cater to a wide variety of audiences and occasions. Our musicians are all highly skilled and have years of experience performing on stage. When you come to see our live band, you can expect to be blown away by the energy and talent of our performers. We pride ourselves on putting on a show that is not only entertaining, but also professional and polished. So if you’re looking for an unforgettable night of live music, be sure to check out our band.


"IYIZIRE" Traditional troupe performance

Traditional dance

Our traditional dance ballet is a beautiful and cultural experience that showcases the art of dance and music. Featuring talented dancers and musicians, our ballet brings to life the rich traditions of our community through expressive and graceful movements. Our performances are a celebration of our heritage and a tribute to the art of dance. The costumes and sets for our traditional dance ballet are all authentic and carefully crafted, adding to the stunning visual element of the show. Whether you are a fan of dance or simply looking for a unique and enriching cultural experience, our traditional dance ballet is not to be missed.

Our cultural dance troupe is a talented group of dancers who are dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich cultural traditions of our community. Through dynamic and expressive performances, our troupe brings to life the music, dance, and customs of our heritage. Our dancers are highly skilled and have years of experience performing on stage. Whether you are looking to experience the culture of our community or simply want to be entertained by a high-energy performance, our cultural dance troupe is sure to delight. We offer a variety of performance packages and are available to book for events and festivals. If you are interested in learning more about our troupe and how to book us for an event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Students at Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle VTC / NYUNDO


We aim to train young people from low-income and unemployed families to learn the different trades we offer. The trades offered are tailoring, hairdressing, welding, and mechanical automobile. VJN contributes to the reduction of the number of illiterates and includes them in the dynamics of socio-economic development with the help of literacy classes, vocational training centers, libraries, and special education for the deaf and dumb. We also train and teach young people to sing through the choir.

In addition to vocational training, VJN is committed to addressing literacy challenges within our communities. We offer literacy classes tailored to the needs of our participants, ensuring that they have access to quality education regardless of their background. Our vocational training centers serve as hubs for learning and skill development, while our libraries provide valuable resources for continued growth and learning.

Recognizing the importance of inclusive education, we also offer special education programs for individuals who are deaf and mute. By providing specialized support and resources, we aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.