Joseph Bwalya is a RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps member serving with the Catherine McAuley Center.
Originally from South Africa, Joseph resettled in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He hopes to pursue a degree in Nursing in the future.
During his RISE service, Joseph is looking to improve his leadership and communication skills while working with people from a variety of different backgrounds.
Joseph is very passionate about both helping and learning from others. His hobbies include playing rugby, chess, singing, and learning how to play the drums.