Health equity means equal right to access health facilities in order to live a healthy life without any kind of discrimination.
Lorraine Muhimpundu was born in Burundi and raised in Kigali, Rwanda. She holds a bachelor's degree in applied statistics from University of Rwanda, College of Business and Economics - Huye Campus. In her third year, Lorraine has served as the secretary of Junior Chamber International, among other community volunteering activities. She focuses on responsible citizenship by solving community problems and encouraging students at the Huye Campus to become active citizens through leadership and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Global Health Corps, Lorraine was a monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning professional intern at Catholic Relief Services where she worked on an integrated nutrition program aimed at fighting against malnutrition among children under five, lactating mothers, and pregnant women. Lorraine is member of the Rwandan chapter of Mafubo, an organization fighting extreme poverty, insecurity, and the various forms of violence inflicted on African women.