In Rwanda, His Drones Are Saving Lives
In Rwanda His Drones Are Saving Lives

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One of the world's first drone delivery services is all the way in rural Rwanda, where 27 year-old Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana earns a living by launching and retrieving self-flying planes. Nizeyimana was drawn to not only the technology of his employer Zipline but also its mission: to deliver blood to remote hospitals, helping doctors save their patients' lives. Like many in Rwanda, Nizeyimana survived a harrowing tragedy to get to where he is today. This is the third episode of "Next Jobs," a series about careers of the future hosted by Bloomberg Technology's Aki Ito. Host, Producer: Aki Ito Camera: Gloria Kurnik Producers: Leila Hussain and David Nicholson Editors: Alan Jeffries and Victoria Daniell Writers: Aki Ito and Alan Jeffries Fixer: Eric Kabera


Zain Khan : Rwanda has a future. And it's a damn bright one!

Oraro Maochi : better than dropping bombs.

wen li ritchie lee : 20 years ago this guys swing his machete onto a little boy head, 20 years later this little boy grew up and send emergency blood to save the killer's live.

Dzaki Taufiiqul Hakim : I don't know how, but I'm feeling so touched by this man's story :'(

Thomas Ahn : Great work Bloomberg. Did not expect such depth.

Vlado : Unique job ! Unique action ! Unique and real Man ! I take off my hat ... Unique and touching video from Bloomberg ! Thank You dear Friends ! Vl'ado. Aug 16,2018

Moe F : This must be the coolest job on the planet!

TL : Never knew a tech story could be so touching. Proud of you, man. You truly got a second chance.

Alan Swank : What a great story. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Abdirahman Hunle : Love to Rwanda πŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ–€, all the way from Somalia πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡΄... love y’all, y’all is ma peopleπŸ–€πŸ–€

astrophysx : That drone tech is quite similar to how planes are launched and caught on aircraft carriers.

Jeffstar Mavangira : there is always something about people who come from hardships. if they get the opportunity to blossom, they can change the world.

duncan mburu : Rwanda is not poor!! They might be behind in terms of development but not for long. Am Kenyan and I support my fellow Africans!! Great job!

swaygfx : I wish eBay delivered my parts by drones, so I wouldn't be here waiting for a tracking number update

Adang Amiarsa : This video.... uuhh... suddenly ashamed of my self after drowned in hours and hours of cars and lifestyle videos πŸ€ͺ

Nikki M : I am so impressed with this!! I hope I will get the opportunity to serve my community back in Nigeria and even across Africa! There is so much more to life and one of the things is helping those in need. God bless this young man. Praying for more success and blessings to come his way.

Fernando Salas : Stay focused my African friends go to school for a better future.

Admiral Medjay : Only in Rwanda I live Paul Kagame I love that country period it's so clean 😎no doubts I gonna visit you guys really soon

Uriel David Sarasin : First time I can see a drone doing something constructive. Well done and respect for this gentleman!

AMAZING WEBSITE DESIGNER : Keep going man.Merci beacuop le journousrliste

Nikki M : Amazing!!!

Kingofteens : Where all my Rwandese at πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ό πŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ‡·πŸ‡ΌπŸ‡·πŸ‡Ό

Uzoma Chukwu : Someone said, "your greatest misery is the point of your greatest ministry. " And this story makes it clearerπŸ€”

Ullash Hossain : Don't underestimate Rwanda it has the highest economic growth in the whole world .

Bulldozer : THIS is how drones should be used. Saving lives instead of taking them.

crangel21 : I love the story

The Undefeated : I wonder where was the rest of the world including international community/UNITED NATION when genocide was taking place. Don't tell me that they didn't know it because there should be some concern when 800 000 people died in 100 days. I know it was past but my heart is still sore because of this story.

Modi Rasheed : Abdusalam.. beautiful name with amazing skills. Go higher my neighbour, from Burundi.

Siddharth Kumar : Future of Africa is bright

Luis Torres : We need more people like this changing the world for the better πŸ’“

ghassan M : How to invest in drone stocks?

Belus Traveller Foreign Once : Loved it, way to go Zipline, I Enjoy international-business And am a Drone pilot myself

Kevin Liang : I highly highly HIGHLY recommend watching Keller Rinaudo's (co-founder and CEO) TED talk about Zipline.

Pretty__ nice_guy : i would LOVE that job

jadefalcon001 : Technology serving the people, rather than the other way round. THIS is the way forward. Together. Thank you for this piece. Beautifully done.

chiboy chuks : Wow! Very inspired as a computer scientist!

GODZILLA godzilla : A Rwandan man, hired by California owned company Zipline, a company that saves lives, hired a Rwandan man. Video title is ambiguous.

Jehoiakim Eli Doronila : Well they just started a game-changing innovation.

Muhammed Jahabi : Greeting to you from The GambaπŸ‡¬πŸ‡²πŸ‡¬πŸ‡² Big respect to you brother keep up πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸΏπŸ€œπŸΏπŸ€›πŸΏπŸ‘πŸΏ

MikeflightFPV : This is a sad but encouraging story.. kudos to him!

eddieklown : I’m assuming there’s a blood bank nearby πŸ€·πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈ

Marvelle Banks : I just love this. I hope he has a great future ahead of him.

Jayk0b : This is "Wrakanda" :P But still, NICEEE

bratha nice : how this ended up as my recommended to watch, i don't know but am glad i clicked. Very inspiring story God Bless this man

unboxing theboxx : The Greates Creator Of All The Times😊

Mushtaq Ghanchi : ALLAH bless you for your efforts βš˜πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ»πŸŒπŸŽπŸ•‹I ...........Ameen

abraham hadish : Well done it is significantly impressive. GOD BLESS YOU

softminimal1 : Totally amazing stuff. I've seen animated versions of this concept but now it is reality, very cool.

Brahim AHMED : In this dark world some people are lightings our life! This guy is one of those! Brilliant 🀞🏻