Compassion, Professionalism, Partnership, Quality and Accountability.

Working Hours

  • Monday - Friday7:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Target Group

Physical impairment,Visual impairment, Hearing impairment and Mentally Challenged.

Specialized Hospital



The Home of the Virgin of the Poor, born on the hill of Gatagara, will gradually develop on different sites in Rwanda. In Gikondo and Ndera (Kigali), in Nyanza, Butare (Huye), Ruhango and Rwamagana. The name of HVP Gatagara has been retained for each of the locations. Initially planned to take care of the physically handicapped, the Home gradually developed to accommodate the blind, the deaf-mute and the mentally handicapped.

Main Objectives

The main objective of HVP Gatagara is to promote Persons with Disabilities and provide quality orthopaedic care and education for Children with Disabilities. This care will allow People with Disabilities to experience a better quality of life and well-being while at the same time facilitate their reintegration process.

We are located on a hill, 100 km from Kigali. It provides care and rehabilitation for physically handicapped children. Since 2018, the center has been recognized by the Ministry of Health as a Hospital specializing in orthopedics and Rehabilitation.

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Founder NDAGIJIMANA Julien Adrien Joseph Fraipont

What we do

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the use of particular activities as an aid to recuperation from physical or mental illness.

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An orthosis is an orthopedic brace while a prosthesis is an artificial limb.

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the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise.

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the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behaviour in a given context.

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A surgeon who has special training in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

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a photographic or digital image of the internal composition of something, especially a part of the body

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Welcoming Message   

A very warm welcome to the new website of HVP Gatagara. We have decided to introduce a new website layout to make it easier for you to find and share resources. Our passion and care for People with Disabilities continues in our delivery of superior orthopaedic care, rehabilitation services and inclusive special education.
As part of our commitment to making our information more accessible, we have introduced additional resources and engaged with our partners to ensure we provide more interesting content

Brother KIZITO MISAGO-Director General

"Because one day, my eyes met the eyes of abandoned young people, eyes without anger, but so weary, so filled with despair, I could no longer be the same. You had to love, you had to act"

Joseph Fraipont-Ndagijimana-Founder