Hope Africa University has a new satellite campus near Gitega, a town about eighty kilometers from the main HAU campus in Bujumbura.  Because of it’s milder weather and more central location, Gitega is expected to become an increasingly important city as Burundi develops, and indeed it has recently been declared the capital of Burundi and the parliament has moved there.

 

This satellite campus is called Mt. Hope. Buildings are being contstucted and classes have begun, with already 200 students enrolled in programs such as

 

Mt. Hope is expected to become the center for the anticipated School of Agriculture and we have begun a long-range development analysis with Engineering Ministries International, the same group that helped develop the Kibuye campus. For more information about the School of Agriculture, see "Nutritional Wellness Programs."