Great doctors can heal wounded body as great architecture can heal the feelings
Anibal Marie di Francia Niyitanga joined MASS in 2017 as a Global Health Corps Fellow and has since joined the team full-time. At MASS, Anibal has worked on the design of various projects including Masaka Affordable Housing, One Acre Fund Headquarters in Kenya and now working on Samajik Health Science Institute & Research Centre, a 520-hospital in Dhaka Bangladesh. He also worked on the implementation of various projects including acting as Site Administrator for the Nyarugenge District Hospital, a 300-bed urban realization of the hospital plans developed by MASS for the Rwanda Ministry of Health, as well the University of Global Health Equity - a university in Rwanda that will train a new generation of global health leaders from around the world.
Prior to joining MASS, Anibal worked at General Architecture Collaborative where he focused on empowering local communities to build houses for themselves using earthbag construction techniques. He is a Registered Architect in Rwanda and he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Rwanda - College of Science and Technology.