The base is located near the airport on a busy side street called Samuduha. We are a motorcycle taxi ride away from downtown Kigali and walking distance from small shops that sell everyday items. You can find people making and selling chapati, chips, samosas and other street food right outside the base’s gate.
The entire staff and students meet in the main hall twice a week for worship on Monday morning and intercession on Wednesday afternoon each for one hour. Throughout the week individual departments meet and once a month the entire staff meet all together.
Eating on the base
We have a large dining hall where eat all of our meals. The base has a rotating menu of traditional Rwandese food. Meal times are breakfast at 7:00 am, Lunch at 12:30 pm and Dinner at 6:30 pm. We also have tea time at 10:30 am.
Cooking for yourself
Depending on where you are living, some of the base housing have stoves where you can cook your own meals. You are also welcome to use the base kitchen next to the dining room if there is room.
The base does not have running water, you you have to collect water from several spigots located around the base and carry them to your room. The base provides you with buckets for carrying water for laundry and showers. In the dining hall there is a UV water purifier for clean drinking water.
In Rwanda the power sockets are of type C and J. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. Adapters can be bought here for every cheap to convert from 230 V to 120 V. If you need any other conversion we recommend buying in your country.
Single students live in dorms together with several roommates and a shared bathroom. Students are from all over the world from different backgrounds and cultures.
Plenty of Space
Our campus is green and beautiful with plenty of space. You can play soccer or volleyball in our soccer field. We also have quite benches, a prayer room and a sitting room that is open to anyone on the base.