Esperance Uwizeye, Director of Programs

Esperance serves as the Director of Programs. Esperance is a physiotherapist with more than 15 years experience working with government institutions and international nongovernment organizations in treating clubfoot using the Ponseti method.

In her current role as director of programs, Esperance focuses on managing, supporting and empowering Hope Walks regional and national leadership to ensure the best outcomes medically and spiritually.

Esperance started working with CURE clubfoot (now Hope Walks) in 2009 as the Rwanda Clubfoot Program Manager. In 2016, she was promoted to the position of Regional Program Officer for clinical responsibilities. In this role, Esperance provided technical support for 13 Africa Clubfoot Programs. 

Prior to joining Hope Walks, Esperance worked for CBM as a Director of Gahinin Rehabilitation Centre in Rwanda. In addition to her advanced Diploma in physiotherapy from University of Rwanda, Esperance holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from Kigali Independent University and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Mount Kenya University. She lives in Kigali/ Rwanda, with her husband Ismael and her two daughters Nelly and Noella.