Important message about the COVID-19 Coronavirus

In an effort to care for all of our personnel, families, and mission around the world, EMI has been taking a number of steps in response to the progress of COVID-19.

Location-specific Crisis Management Teams are now in place to monitor COVID developments, inform, and care for EMI personnel. All official EMI travel (including project travel) has been cancelled or postponed and no new travel plans are being prepared until further notice. EMI’s worldwide offices are in varying states of closure with personnel working remotely or from home as they are able.

We continue to actively monitor the situation and will respond to new information affecting our worldwide ministry and teams. We view the COVID-19 Coronavirus an opportunity to live out the gospel and our faith in Jesus through the ministry of EMI.

BENJAMIN RUKUNDO

Workshop Design Assistant
EMI Uganda
Joined EMI: January 2019

Professional Training & Experience

  • Bsc. Environmental Design, Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.
  • French Level DELF B1 from Alliance Français Kampala.

After graduating, Benjamin worked with Madhutt Interiors, an interior design firm in Kampala. This was a start up firm that focuses on designing and refurbishing  eco lodges in the different Ugandan national parks.

August 2017 to July 2018: He took an internship in the architecture department with EMI Uganda for 2 terms.

August 2017 to July 2018, He worked as a volunteer draughtsman with the EMI workshop.

August 2018 to present; He is currenty working as the workshop design assistant, where he creates shop drawings for the workshop and assists in management of the workshop.

Ministry Experience

Benjamin believes working with the workshop team is a form of ministry that gives him a chance to disciple and fellowship with the workshop crew. He admires being a part of EMI’s vision to build up men for the kingdom of God.

He actively participates in his local church worship team which has allowed him to use his passion for guitars to serve in his local ministry.

Family

Benjamin comes from a family of 7 children with parents from the districts of Bushenyi and Kisoro. He takes pride in his roots and wants to share the treasure that is the God given beauty and the culture of Uganda with the rest of the world.