October 5, 2016

WHO WE ARE

 

Ayina Think Tank is a research, advocacy and training center on social enterprise/innovation, parenting and peace which is founded by the Amani Institute (www.amaniinstitute.org) Alumni, Rotarian (www.rotary.org) Damien Mouzoun from Benin in Ghana, Rwanda & Mauritius.

Damien Mouzoun has led an incredible selfless life for change and transformation in Africa, at a very young age where he has been advocating for peace, human dignity and respect, economical empowerment, socio-entrepreneurship and regional integration in Africa within 44 countries across the continent. He is known and admired for his wisdom, service above self and contribution to community quality education from the bottom up without propaganda. Having spent his teenager age in exile in Ghana away from his home country Benin where he fought for quality education, government responsibility and justice as college students leader without even formal authority like one of his invisible mentors Mahatma Gandhi of India (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi) ; Damien Mouzoun through his positive revenge and contribution to the society is most likely to become the next Nelson Mandela (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela) from Africa where he is still taking greater risks for human dignity, peace and prosperity with his Think Tank Foundation.
Like the international bestseller  7 habits of highly effective people author Stephen R. Covey (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Covey) , Bill Marriott (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Marriott), Mitt Romney (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitt_Romney), Yeah Samake (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeah_Samake), Damien Mouzoun (http://amaniinstitute.org/community/profile/damien-mouzoun) and the wife, sister  Gaudence Mouzoun, are both active member of the Church of Jesus Christ for later day saints (Elders Quorum President of Kigali 3 branch in Uganda Mission) , where they were sealed  in the Accra Ghana temple (on November 9th, date commemorative of the Berlin Wall falling which is generally considered to mark the beginning of the 21st century) for time and eternity with their unique son “Mouzoun M. Steve-Jobs” born under the covenant in February 24st 2017. Damien Mouzoun’s motivational book is titled “Africa is my combat” by his uncle Amoussou Bruno (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruno_Amoussou).

Coming from the belief that young people should be given voice to express their opinions , opportunity to innovate, the chance to learn through mistakes and use their competences or talents together with the already available documented experiences to reinvent greater and positive future for our world, the Ayina Think Tank has been commended , recognized and encouraged by book autography from the Israeli former  Intel CEO Dov Frohman (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dov_Frohman), Best selling author Erin Meyer (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erin_Meyer), Former Secretary General of the World Council of Churches Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Kobia), the United Nations former Secretary General Kofi Annan (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kofi_Annan) and many other personalities from various components of life.

 

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan autographed autobiography to Damien Mouzoun & Ayina Think Tank

RECOMMENDATION LETTER FROM International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) HEAD OFFICE IN ROME, ITALY:

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TESTIMONIALS FROM AMANI INSTITUTE 2014 GRADUATES

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Damien Mouzoun and two of his students from Rwanda Campus, Kael & Kervin both born in Senegal respectively on the 8th September 2010 and 4th of October 2003, met the newly elected President of Benin his excellency Mr. Patrice Talon (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrice_Talon) and his cabinet on the 29th of August 2016 in the saloon of his Presidential suite at Kigali Radisson Blu Hotel to discuss the Ayina Think Tank programmes and vision for  Africa where they later joined the State Banquet with the President of Rwanda held at Kigali Convention Center.