About Us

IZERE MUBYEYI has been founded on 16 November 2004 like an Association by the initiative of 23 parents and friends of children with intellectual disability.

CIMG0484It had a legal status N° 39/11 of 02/04/2008 which published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Rwanda Year 48 n° 23 of 8 June 2009.

In accordance with the law No: 04/2012 of 17/02/2012 governing the organisation and the functioning of the nation non-governmental organizations,IZERE MUBYEYI Association became IZERE MUBYEYI Organization (Non Governmental Organization of parents and friends of children and youth with intellectual impairment) by the Official Gazette of Rwanda Year 53 n° 40 of 06 October 2014.

The IZERE MUBYEYI Organization had created a center day for special education of children with intellectual disability like its principal activity.

Localisation :

The office of the association is in Gasabo Village, Kabeza Cell, Kanombe sector, Kicukiro district in Kigali City. Up to now, the activities are operated in Kigali city but it can be extended in other areas.

Target group:

IZERE MUBYEYI day Centre takes in charge children with intellectual disability.  They are 122 children, 34 in special education and 88 who benefit physiotherapy’s exercises twice or third per week in the day center.


All forms of discrimination toward children and youth with intellectual disability in Rwanda are eradicated.


To advocate for the promotion of legal, Police and social status of children/youth with intellectual disability and sustain capacity building of parents and member organizations.


309448_10151861659710459_542986521_n-To provide a special education for children with mental disabilities;

– To promote self- reliance and facilitate active participation in the community;

– To promote physical and psychological recovery;

-To create a safe environment which foster the health, peer respect and dignity;

– To sensitize people on the rights of children with mental disabilities.

Beneficiaries: 124 children and youth with mental disabilities: 35 are in special need education and 89 in functional education (physiotherapy).

Disability categories: Intellectual / Mental disability (mild, moderate, severe and deep).