Israel Mbonyi

Born in Congo (DRC) and raised in Rwanda, his love for music started as a young boy in school,
growing up in church as a musician and songwriter of the church`s choir shaped and lead him to his calling.

“isn`t your name MBONYICYAMBU ?” says the man in his dream, he replied “yes it is,
the man said to him “God is going to make you the brigde for many in this world”
He is a Multi-award(s) winner gospel musician, Israel Mbonyi has toured around the world spreading the good news of salvation through his melodies and music.
Its not about the fame or fortune or playing simply out of the love of music,
it’s a mission and a ministry,
a great commission put to a tune by sharing awesome music experiences filled with God’s glory to those who have never experienced it,those who just need to be reminded of it and those who are looking for it.

He started releasing on 10 March 2014, the first song he released is Number One. His first album was also released in 2014, it was called Number One.


  • To preach and teach the gospel of Christ,
  • To transform nations through music and melodies filled with God’s glory.


A faith filled nation of empowered and dignified Christians


  • Love
  • Service
  • Compassion and Dignity


With Mbonyi’s vocation to become a bridge (Icyambu) to manny served as the impetus for the founding of Icyambu Ministry.
With the mission to proclaim, encourage, and lead people to christ. to preach and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ and transform nations through music and melodies filled with God’s glory

Mathiew 4:19
And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”


With this foundation we figured out that preaching the gospel through only words or music wasn’t enough so we decided to do more through good deeds like charity events( building schools, homes, providing education, health insurance, Nutrition….)
JAMES 1:27,
Pure and undefiled religion before the God and Father is this, to visit orphans and widows in their tribulation, to keep oneself unstained from the world.

This is weekly devotion program held online through social media’s like youtube, facebook and instagram spreading the gospel through fellowships. We preach, Pray and Worship

Hebrews 10:25,
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.


This is ICYAMBU first and official music band and a class Formed by Icyambu Ministry to grow, make and teach the next generation of worshippers and preachers. A place where hundreds of Worshippers are being born, We train each other aiming the best future of Worship Ministry in the world.