Beloved Manzi Kevis – Dreams to be a Neurosurgeon

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j_o4V–qCw] In May 2009 a young man named Manzi entered our life for the first time.  Little did we know that he would have such an impact on our hearts and minds in that 10 minute meeting in Musanze, Rwanda.  There was something about Manzi, so unique that I couldn’t quite put my finger on it but I knew instantly that he had “IT”.  Looking into his eyes I could see the drive and determination deep in his soul to create a better world.  A better world not only himself but for the people of Rwanda.  When I asked him what he wanted to be after graduating high school, he said with intense passion... read more

Creating a Dream for Manzi

During our trip to Rwanda, Africa in May of this year, we traveled to a very special place called the Sonrise School located in Musanze, Rwanda.  What a treat to meet so many beautiful and loving children, most of them orphans.  As we roamed around the new construction of the high school being built, Keith poked his head into one of the class rooms.  A young man so warm and friendly politely introduced himself as Manzi!  He asked Keith if he played basketball which he did back in the day.  Manzi also shared a love for basketball so they quickly had something in common to share.  I will never forget the way he introduced... read more