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Hope Africa University is a Christian liberal arts university located in Bujumbura, the capital city of Burundi. Students at HAU gain a rounded education with a focus on strong Christian values...

 

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Featured Story

 

 

Academic and administrative activities are currently going on. We are in the first semester which started with February, mid-semesters exams ended on April 20.  There is positive feedback with regard to the many aspects of the university, with the satisfaction of the students and faculty:  finances, number of students, from 1.600 in 2017 to 5.500 this year, many projects completed (solar energy, well, computer lab, bio-medical lab, IT project, university management system, etc.

 

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Recent News

 

 

A Special Appeal from FHAU President

 

God is good all the time, and God has been especially good to Hope Africa University (HAU) in this time of pandemic.  We have had no reported cases of Covid-19 among our students (only one on the faculty). Our students have continued diligently with their studies, the new agricultural program was launched, and we are scheduled to graduate a new group of doctors, teachers, ministers, and other professionals in February 2022.  Praise God... 

 

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President's Monthly Update

Over 2,500 New Students Register in February 2022

It’s true!  Over 2,500 new students registered for classes at Hope Africa University (HAU) in February 2022.  I was there.  I watched as students crowded every hallway and filled the parking lot.  I saw bright young faces, and not so young ones, expectantly listen to faculty in charge of orientation and decide on classes.  What a great testimony to the reputation of the university and the desire for higher education in Burundi.

 

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HAU BY THE NUMBERS


6,100

Number of students graduated from HAU since it was founded in 2000, with 500 more coming in February 2019

185

Burundi’s place (out of 189) in the UN’s Human Development index which measures poverty, health, education, etc. of countries around the world

20

Number of HAU’s educational programs, including medicine, nursing, community development, engineering, accounting, etc. 

2,400

Number of births at Van Norman Clinic in 2017; 2018 average is about 10 per day

73%

Mothers report that their child has more energy and looks healthier since beginning the nutrition program at Kibuye.

486

Children received Busoma from the nutrition program at Kibuye at least once in 2016

246,000

Meals served to patients and caregivers at Kibuye in 2017

$1,500

Annual cost for HAU undergraduate tuition and fees (Consider a gift to our scholarship fund!)

11.22 million

Estimated 2018 population of  Burundi. The country is about the same size as the state of Maryland.

 

  

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We believe that God works mightily through the prayers of His people. Your prayers are always appreciated. Find out what we need prayer for.

 

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Friends of Hope Africa University are always striving to help HAU complete the amazing projects they are working on. Find out how you can help.

 

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Interested in serving our Lord in Africa? Find out how you can serve.

 

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