Emmanuel was born and grew up in Rwanda. He has served as the international missions director of African Enterprise in Nairobi since 2015. Before then, he served as the national missions director for African Enterprise Rwanda for nine years. Emmanuel was a member of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES – Rwanda) since 2000 and became chair of the national board from 2007 to 2015. He has also served as the vice chairman of the Langham Preaching Movement in Rwanda.
Since 2016 Emmanuel has been a proclamation evangelism catalyst of the Lausanne Movement and he is part of the Lausanne Young Leaders Generation. He is involved in different global evangelism initiatives such as the Global Network of Evangelists, the African Evangelists Congress, and City Gospel Movement Day. He has a passion for evangelism and has a vision to see Christians knowing the what, the why and the how of evangelism, and then evangelizing and discipling nations effectively.
He is currently pursuing his master’s in evangelism and leadership at Wheaton College as a Billy Graham Scholar. He is married to Kaligirwa Umuhoza Collette and they have three children, Ella, Kefa, and Tessa.