Jacques Sebisaho

Founder and Executive Director, Amani Global Works

Jacques Sebisaho is founder and executive director of Amani Global Works, which works to improve health on his native Idjwi Island in Africa’s Democratic Republic of Congo with preventive and emergency healthcare through creation of sustainable medical facilities. He was previously president and medical supervisor of the community of Sant’egidio in DRC and managed and conducted the Pueri Cantores of Bukavu, a professional children’s choir. Sebisaho has received the Richard C. Holbrook Leadership Award, Rising Star Award, Visionary Making an Impact on Global Health Award, and Pharmacy Team Excellence Award. He is an Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow.

Videos/Audio of Jacques Sebisaho

How healthy we are is very much a function of where we live, and whether we have access to clean water, reliable... See more
Far from a luxury of the leisure class, the arts offer therapeutic power as essential to healing as food and medicine.... See more
Many women in remote regions of Africa face a day’s journey to the nearest hospital if they need emergency obstetrics... See more