In Rwanda, His Drones Are Saving Lives
Instead of dropping bombs drones are delivering blood

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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. http://www.flyzipline.com/ 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

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

Midnight Cravings : Well done. Promising future for this gentleman.

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

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

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

Abdirahman Hunle : Love to Rwanda 🇷🇼🖤, all the way from Somalia 🇸🇴... love y’all, y’all is ma people🖤🖤

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.

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

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!

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

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 🤪

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.

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

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

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

Siddharth Kumar : Future of Africa is bright

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

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

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

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

Kingofteens : Where all my Rwandese at 🇷🇼 🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼🇷🇼

Nikki M : Amazing!!!

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.

oliyad : I love Rawanda. I wish everyone in this world can be like them. Nice people

Beatboxer Klash : Less like Rwanda. More like Wakanda!!!

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

ghassan M : How to invest in drone stocks?

Luis Torres : We need more people like this changing the world for the better 💓

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

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

William Appleton : *Meanwhile at the Uganda space program*

Eddie Duque : Rwanda Forever!! :-p Great Documentary Bloomberg! Really good stuff.

Duncan Rawlinson : Abdoul, you're a legend! Keep it up.

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

If you use dark mode im john cena : *-wakanda-** rwanda* forever

Aprendiz : un saludo al amigo Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana from mexico ¡¡¡¡¡

aman resom : God bless you Ruwanda,s people love from Eritrean citizen

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

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

logbene great penu : did i hear you say rwanda is one of the poorest country in the world.... like whatchu got with african continent... you would never say anything without saying africa is poor...

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.

Wacana Forever : fantastic story, great messages for human kind

Samt1958 : Great Story, All the best to this young man !

Saikou Suwareh : MashAllah bro. Abdoul, keep it up. May Allah Almighty strengthen you in your endeavours.