KIGALI, 25 April 2022 – The Philippine Embassy in Nairobi, in coordination with Philippine Honorary Consul in Rwanda Rachel Lynn Pineda Zirimwabagabo, successfully conducted a consular outreach mission in Kigali on 21 April 2022.
The two-member Embassy team, composed of Mr. Fervie Jay V. Brubio and Ms. Armaigne Grace C. Aquino, extended passport, notarial, and other consular services to Filipinos in Rwanda.
The Embassy team also encouraged the Filipino community to register in its online overseas Filipino mapping project. The mapping survey will provide the Embassy with valuable inputs to rationalize its programs and services to Filipinos in the 12 African countries under the Embassy’s jurisdiction.
There are an estimated 55 Filipinos currently working and/or residing in Rwanda, a landlocked country situated in east-central Africa. Filipinos employed in Rwanda are mostly professionals and skilled workers. END