Programme monitoring and communications officer
Clement Kirenga has worked for RIU since July 2008 as National Monitoring and Learning Coordinator until September 2009 when he was appointed Programme Monitoring and Communications Officer.
Clement worked as Advisor in Leadership and Community Mobilization for the Good Governance, Decentralization and Community Development Project implemented by International Rescue Committee (IRC) and funded by USAID (2000 – 2003); he worked for Rwanda Electoral Commission as Deputy Provincial Coordinator and in charge of Legal affairs in 2003; and he held the position of Station Manager/Journalist at USAID supported Rwanda's first Community Radio IZUBA from 2004 to 2006. He then joined Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning as Sector Monitoring and Evaluation specialist for Water and Sanitation Sector in charge of The Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS) from 2006 to 2008. He worked on various consultancies including registration of WaterAid in Rwanda. He co-founded the Great Lakes Broadcasters' Association (Rwanda, Burundi and DRC) in 2005; Founder of Rwanda Broadcasters Association in 2004; a member of Rwanda Law Society; Founder of Rwanda Network of Planners.
Clement's diverse and rich expertise is Policy/Programme/Project Management; Monitoring and Evaluation and Mass media Communications for Development. He however has a born talent of fine arts (drawings).
Clement holds a Bachelor of Legal Laws from National University of Rwanda (1995-1999) with trainings in Project Management, Integrated Water Resources Management; Decentralization and Community Development.