Albert Rutikanga is a founder and Executive Director of PeacEdu Initiative Rwanda. Albert led the development of PeacEdu Work in peace building, reconciliation, healing and storytelling, forgiveness, social economic development and Human Rights Education. Albert was trained as a teacher securing a Bachelor’s Degree in French-English with Education. Albert led umbrella of Genocide Survivors’ association in Former Rukara District currently in Kayonza district, Eastern Province of Rwanda where he was born. He worked as a coordinator of ASRG-MPORE in Former Rukara District where he held a position in helping Genocide Survivors and Orphans who headed family in social economic development, Peace Building, counseling and reconciliation. He survived Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi where his parents and 70 members of his extended family were killed during the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. As a teenager and an orphan head-household, he worked his way through school to become a leading advocate for Peace and Human Rights Education. Albert hosts and facilitates different colleges, universities and other persons who come long a way from different countries around the world to learn more about 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, reconciliation, forgiveness, testimony learning to help them acquire knowledge about the power of forgiveness in Rwanda. It is a result of the Rwandan 1994 genocide against the Tutsi and PeacEdu Village of reconciliation impact as it is in the objectives and work of PeacEdu Initiative Rwanda Organization.
Currently, Albert lives in Kigali, Rwanda with his family.