Lythiane Gateka

2017 Dartmouth Mandela Washington Fellow
Burundi

Lythiane Gateka writes poems, essays, and books with the aim of empowering Burundian youth and women. Lythiane is the Project Manager of Help Somebody Company where she sells clothing through home deliveries. She is also a teacher of English Language and works in jobs translating English to French. Lythiane aspires to create more businesses to decrease the unemployment rate of youth in her country. She is married and has two children.

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