The Jonathan Foundation (TJF) is an NGO founded two years ago by Oded Shashua, an Israeli businessman who is now living in Kigali. It’s aim is to promote the Rwandan society through investment in education.
TJF sponsors G.S. Dihiro, a public school which is located in a rural village in southeast Rwanda with 1,700 students from nursery to the twelfth grade. As a part of their support and efforts to improve school life in Dihiro, the foundation has installed clean filtered drinking water for the students, renovated classrooms, helped build the school’s kitchen that provides lunch to everyone in the school, installed and operates a computer room, promotes further training for teachers, recruits educators from Israel who come to support the school’s educational staff, and much more. The foundation also operates a nursery school which is located at our community center in Gashora.