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In the remote South West of Rwanda there is widespread poverty and suffering with only limited NGO support. Rwanda Aid works here to bring hope and opportunity.

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  • June 12, 2019
    News from our UK Operations Manager: Spring 2019
    As we head towards the end of the fiscal year (and rainy season!) in Rwanda, our UK Operations Manager,...
  • June 4, 2019
    A day of cricket to remember raises 35K!
    On Friday, 24th May 2019 a celebrity cricket match took place on 'The Head' at Tonbridge School in order...
  • April 10, 2019
    News from our Rwandan Managers: March 2019
    Did you know that one of our key aims for the children and young people with disability who we...

Newsletter: UK Managers | Spring 17

Newsletter: UK Managers Spring 2017Download the latest News from the UK Managers......
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South Downs Way 100 mile challenge | 29 of 100 miles completed!

Day 1 - Winchester to Exton. Our hikers set off from Winchester, joined by Clare Linden, Rwanda Aid ...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | April 17

Newsletter: Rwandan Managers April 2017Download the latest News from our Rwandan Managers......
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South Downs Way 100 mile challenge | 85 of 100 miles completed!

Day 3 - South Harting to Houghton They just avoided the rain, but it poured overnight; they delay...
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South Downs Way 100 mile challenge | 100 miles completed!

Day 6 - Firle to Eastbourne They made it!! They had an early start this morning; Karen and Mark c...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | May 17

Newsletter: Rwandan Managers May 2017Download the latest News from our Rwandan Managers......
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Music as Therapy visit Rwanda Aid

Music as Therapy | Training for Trainers at Rwanda Aid partner centresThe Music as Therapy Internati...
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Honourable Visitors at Baho Neza Mwana!

Honourable Visitors | Baho Neza Mwana Street Children’s Village There was a wonderful buzz and...
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Hugo's Big Walk

Hugo’s Big WalkOur latest fundraising champion is Hugo Edgar who decided to walk the 12 mile j...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | June 17

Newsletter: Rwandan Managers June 2017Download the latest News from our Rwandan Managers......
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Richard's Cycling Challenge | Kigali - Kamembe

Richard’s Cycling Challenge | Kigali to KamembeRichard Follett, the Headmaster of Vinehall Pre...
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Richard's Cycling Challenge | Day 1 Video

Riding through Rwanda – Day 1Richard Follett's Day 1 cycle from the Rwandan capital Kigali to ...
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Richard's Cycling Challenge | Day 2 Video

Riding through Rwanda – Day 2Richard Follett's Day 2 cycle took him from beautiful Kibuye, alo...
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Riding through Rwanda | Day 3 Video

Riding through Rwanda – Day 3On Day 3 of Richard's Riding through Rwanda trip, he visits seve...
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Riding through Rwanda | Day 4 Video

Riding through Rwanda – Day 4On Day 4 of Richard's Riding through Rwanda trip, he visits two...
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Riding through Rwanda | Final Video

Riding through Rwanda – Day 5 Final VideoOn Day 5, Richard's final day Riding through Rwanda,...
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Inspiring people, innovative times - Sam and Katy Humpry-Baker.

The next few months promise to be exciting times for Rwanda Aid! We are very fortunate to be working...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | July 17

Newsletter: Rwandan Managers July 2017Download the latest News from our Rwandan Managers......
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Newsletter: UK Managers | Summer 17

Newsletter: UK Managers Summer 2017Download the latest news from the UK Managers......
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Sam and Katy – drumming to their own beat

Sam and Katy are settling into the Rwandan way of life! They have visited our projects and are getti...
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Baking Bread in Kamembe

Rwanda Aid provided a small grant to this women's baking cooperative and they are now producing 400 ...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | Sept 17

We are having a great time with the visitors from UK. We were delighted to welcome them and they are...
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Inspiring people, innovative times 2 - Janyis Watson

Some unexpected health issues have prevented David from travelling out to Rwanda as planned, so we a...
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Janyis Watson - getting straight to the heart of our work.

Janyis has been settling in to life at Munezero House and has started to visit our projects. Here sh...
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Janyis Watson - A 'hello' like no other!

Janyis has been to visit Ngwino Nawe, our village for disabled children. Here she experienced a hell...
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Newsletter Rwandan Managers | October 2017

Catch up on the latest from our Rwandan Managers, here's Jonas's round up of October's news! ...
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Sam and Katy - Facing challenges head on!

Despite a few challenges, including lack of hot water, torrential downpours and discovering the Rwan...
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Sam and Katy...a week of firsts...

Sitting in the garden of Munezero House on a cloudy Friday morning, I have finally found time to wri...
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Our first 'de la Rue Enterprise Awards'

  Last week saw our first ever Enterprise Awards take place. We have named them the 'de la R...
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Robin Saunders - Sailing for Rwanda Aid

This November sees Robin Saunders, long time friend of Rwanda Aid, set off on a epic fundraising adv...
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News from UK Managers, Sally's Newsletter, November 2017

Unfortunately some health issues prevented David from travelling to Rwanda this Autumn as planned. ...
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Newsletter Rwandan Managers | November 2017

Catch up on the latest news from Rwanda in our manager's RA monthly newsletter,November 2017....
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Robin has set sail!

Our friend and fundraising champion, Robin Saunders, has set sail on his epic adventure! Robin is ta...
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Happy Christmas from Rwanda Aid

Happy Christmas 🎄 from us all! Please enjoy David’s Christmas Newsletter! ...
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Kitchen Garden Scheme

2018 will see Rwanda Aid continue to implement and develop our school 'kitchen garden' scheme. This ...
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Newsletter Rwandan Managers | December 2017

Catch up on the Christmas celebrations and find out how our projects are doing at the start of the N...
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From euphoria to a reality check - Robin's adventures continue!

After the euphoria of winning the Sydney-Hobart leg of the Round the World Clipper Race in their cat...
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Introducing our team for 2018

We are very fortunate to have some fantastic people joining our team this year. Janyis Watson (front...
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'Let them eat cake!' Vinehall cake sale for Rwanda Aid.

On Sunday, 4th February, a group of enterprising children from Vinehall, led by one of our Junior Am...
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Fundraising Champions - Brilliant Bookmarks!

We were delighted to receive news from our friends at Wetherby Prep of some fantastic fundraising th...
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News from our UK Manager, Janyis Watson, Spring 2018

Janyis Watson has taken on the role of Rwanda Aid UK Operations Manager and she has been out in Rwan...
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News from our Rwandan Managers, February 2018

There is plenty happening in Rwanda at the moment - our kitchen gardens are coming to fruition, our ...
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News from our Rwandan Managers | March 2018

There's plenty going on in Rwanda at the moment - building of new classrooms and toilets is underway...
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Kings House River Walk for Rwanda Aid

A huge congratulations to the amazing team from Kings House School who took on a 26 mile river walk ...
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Devonshire House Prep School, 'Tough Mudder' for Rwanda Aid

Last weekend saw an amazing staff team from Devonshire House School take on a 'Tough Mudder' for RA!...
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New from our Rwandan Managers: April 2018

There has been plenty of training going on in Rwanda! More farmers have been trained and enjoyed rec...
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Pickleball Tournament for Rwanda Aid

On Sunday 27th May 2018, a Pickleball Tournament was held at Vinehall School to raise money for Rwan...
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Vitality 10K for Rwanda Aid

This Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May, saw a team of 9 intrepid runners take on the Vitality 10K around...
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A Welshman in Rwanda!

Glyn Watkins, our Disability Adviser, is halfway through his 10 month stint working with our team at...
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Summer Newsletter from our UK Manager

Everyone continues to work hard in Rwanda and there is lots of good news to celebrate. We are deligh...
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Birthday celebrations at The Royal Overseas League, 14th June 2018

Last Thursday we enjoyed a wonderful celebration of our work over the past 10 years with our trustee...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: May 2018

Lots of things to be celebrated in Rwanda at the moment! Our sewing ladies have graduated and with t...
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Celebration Evening at Pashley Manor

On Thursday, 28th June, we enjoyed a lovely evening of 10th birthday celebrations in the beautiful g...
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News from our Rwandan Managers, June 2018

Steady progress continues to be made across all our projects in Rwanda. It's great to see the ladies...
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Devonshire House Prep and Kings House Prep Schools in Rwanda

We are delighted to have two wonderful teams of teachers from Devonshire House Prep and Kings House ...
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Wetherby Prep in Rwanda

We currently have a wonderful group of teachers from Wetherby Prep school supporting our teacher men...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: July 2018

There has certainly been plenty going on in Rwanda over the Summer. We have had visits from two wond...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: August 2018

New classrooms, new beginnings - News from Rwanda, August 2018. Please enjoy the last newsletter ...
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News from our UK Manager: Autumn 2018

Janyis Watson, our UK Operations Manger, reflects on the latest developments in our projects in Rwan...
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Thank you Wetherby!

Last week David, our CEO, attended an assembly at Wetherby Prep school in London. The Wetherby commu...
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High Weald Landscape Trail for Rwanda Aid

This week an amazing group of walkers, led by our wonderful Trustee, Emma Ogilvie, have completed th...
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Christmas Card Sales are GO!

Our 2018 Christmas card sales have started with a bang! We begun sales of our cards back in Septembe...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: September 2018

Did you know that the ladies who work so hard for us in our craft co-operative were all orphaned and...
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In Memoriam: Therese, Manager at Ngwino Nawe

We have recently lost Therese, our Manager at Ngwino Nawe. This is David’s (CEO) tribute to her, w...
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Sally's Newsletter from Rwanda, October 2018

Sally has recently been out to Rwanda to join in with our 10th Birthday celebrations, Rwandan style!...
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David Chaplin, Rwanda Aid CEO reflects on the last 10 years

This is David’s speech, which was read out at the recent 10th Birthday celebrations in Rwanda. We ...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: October 2018

Jonas, our Enterprise Manager, has sent us his latest newsletter. Read on to find out more about our...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: November 2018

Did you know that education and training are at the heart of our work in Rwanda? We believe that arm...
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Happy New Year - January News from David Chaplin, CEO

Dear Friend Today the last mince pies have been eaten, the decorations have come down and we feel...
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The Alivera Project

In 2019 we are hoping to embark on the next phase of our work with people who have disabilities. We ...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: January 2019

The New Year has got off to a busy start in Rwanda! We started the year by paying a visit to Colette...
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News from our UK Managers: Sally Chaplin’s visit, February 2019

Sally Chaplin, wife of our CEO, David,  has recently returned from a visit to our projects. She was...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: February 2019

All of our projects in Rwanda continue to make progress - classrooms are being built, teachers are b...
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News from our Rwandan Managers: March 2019

Did you know that one of our key aims for the children and young people with disability who we suppo...
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A day of cricket to remember raises 35K!

On Friday, 24th May 2019 a celebrity cricket match took place on 'The Head' at Tonbridge School in o
Read more

News from our UK Operations Manager: Spring 2019

As we head towards the end of the fiscal year (and rainy season!) in Rwanda, our UK Operations Manag
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Latest News from the UK Managers | Ngwino Nawe

Ngwino Nawe, our centre for children with disability, was recently used to help train six teachers f
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Latest News from the Rwanda Managers | Disability awareness event

In partnership with VSO and Rwanda Aid, the disability awareness was organized for Rusizi and Nyamas
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Newsletter: UK Project Team | Mar 16

Newsletter: UK Project Team March 2016 March 2016 Dear Friend On my ‘second tour of duty’ t
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Sponsored Cycle

…from Nyamasheke Town to Baho Neza Mwana, Kamembe There was a wonderful buzz and energy amongst t
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Newsletter: UK Project Team | Dec 15

December 2015 Dear Friend I am delighted to be writing my first newsletter as the new CEO. My journ
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Newsletter: UK Project Team | Mar 16

Newsletter: UK Project Team March 2016 March 2016 Dear Friend On my ‘second tour of duty’ t
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | Mar 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | April 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | May 16

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Newsletter: UK Managers | June 16

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UK Managers | June 16 Sponsored Walk

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | July 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | August 16

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Newsletter: UK Managers | Autumn 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | September 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | October 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | November 16

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Newsletter: UK Managers | Winter 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | December 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | January 17

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | February 17

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | March 17

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Fundraising | TEaM 4 Rwanda

In April 2015 we had the privilege of joining Stephanie Piper and Stephan Willemse from Devonshire H
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South Downs Way 100 mile challenge | Support our team of hikers!

Training is in full swing for the 100 mile walk along the South Downs Way in Aid of Rwanda Aid.  Em
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Latest News from the UK Managers | Ngwino Nawe

Ngwino Nawe, our centre for children with disability, was recently used to help train six teachers f
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Latest News from the Rwanda Managers | Disability awareness event

In partnership with VSO and Rwanda Aid, the disability awareness was organized for Rusizi and Nyamas
Read more

Sponsored Cycle

…from Nyamasheke Town to Baho Neza Mwana, Kamembe There was a wonderful buzz and energy amongst t
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Teaching in Rwanda

Teaching in Rwanda this summer; follow the blog here
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Wetherby Prep in Rwanda

Read more from the Wetherby Prep in Rwanda blog here
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Rwanda Aid | Buy Your Christmas Cards Here!

Rwanda Aid | Buy Your Christmas Cards Here! Download our Christmas card designs here
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 1

TIA – This is Africa. Our plan was to meet Patrick and Jonas with everything we needed for our ba
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Vote for Chrisostome Twahirwa | Global Teacher Nomination

Vote for Chrisostome Twahirwa | Global Teacher Nomination Read about Chrisostome's success as a Pri
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 2

Our course was due to start at 9am. At 8am all ingredients and the oven were still on the back of th
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 3

What we learnt today! It was not the easiest of days. We started brimming with confidence after the
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 4

After the trials of yesterday we approached today determined to be positive. There may have been pro
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 5

Text to comeFeel free to share…  
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 6

A day of variation in more ways than one We had a VERY early start. David had floated the idea of
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 7

Our Road Trip After yesterday's crack of dawn start getting up at 7am felt like a positive lie in.
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 8

It was a funny old day, David and Deanne were leaving at midday so there was much scurrying around p
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Latest News from the UK Managers | Ngwino Nawe

Ngwino Nawe, our centre for children with disability, was recently used to help train six teachers f
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Latest News from the Rwanda Managers | Disability awareness event

In partnership with VSO and Rwanda Aid, the disability awareness was organized for Rusizi and Nyamas
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Events | Photo Exhibition

A Photo Opportunity for Street Children An Exhibition for Rwanda Aid If someone were to set the ch
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Fundraising | TEaM 4 Rwanda

In April 2015 we had the privilege of joining Stephanie Piper and Stephan Willemse from Devonshire H
Read more

Newsletter: UK Project Team | Dec 15

December 2015 Dear Friend I am delighted to be writing my first newsletter as the new CEO. My journ
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Newsletter: UK Project Team | Mar 16

Newsletter: UK Project Team March 2016 March 2016 Dear Friend On my ‘second tour of duty’ t
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | Mar 16

Newsletter: UK Project Team March 2016 Latest News from our Rwandan Managers...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | April 16

Newsletter: UK Project Team March 2016 Latest News from our Rwandan Managers...
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Sponsored Cycle

…from Nyamasheke Town to Baho Neza Mwana, Kamembe There was a wonderful buzz and energy amongst t
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | May 16

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Newsletter: UK Managers | June 16

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UK Managers | June 16 Sponsored Walk

UK Managers | June 2016 Sponsored Walk Download the latest News from the UK Managers...
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Teaching in Rwanda

Teaching in Rwanda this summer; follow the blog here
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | July 16

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Wetherby Prep in Rwanda

Read more from the Wetherby Prep in Rwanda blog here
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | August 16

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Thank you film

Newsletter: Rwandan Managers August 2016 This short film was made in the summer of 2016 by the UK c
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Newsletter: UK Managers | Autumn 16

Newsletter: UK Managers Autumn 2016 Download the latest News from the UK Managers...
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Rwanda Aid | Buy Your Christmas Cards Here!

Rwanda Aid | Buy Your Christmas Cards Here! Download our Christmas card designs here
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 1

TIA – This is Africa. Our plan was to meet Patrick and Jonas with everything we needed for our ba
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Vote for Chrisostome Twahirwa | Global Teacher Nomination

Vote for Chrisostome Twahirwa | Global Teacher Nomination Read about Chrisostome's success as a Pri
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Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 2

Our course was due to start at 9am. At 8am all ingredients and the oven were still on the back of th
Read more

Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 3

What we learnt today! It was not the easiest of days. We started brimming with confidence after the
Read more

Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 4

After the trials of yesterday we approached today determined to be positive. There may have been pro
Read more

Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 5

Text to comeFeel free to share…  
Read more

Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 6

A day of variation in more ways than one We had a VERY early start. David had floated the idea of
Read more

Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 7

Our Road Trip After yesterday's crack of dawn start getting up at 7am felt like a positive lie in.
Read more

Harriet, Catherine and Deanne | Day 8

It was a funny old day, David and Deanne were leaving at midday so there was much scurrying around p
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | September 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | October 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | November 16

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Newsletter: UK Managers | Winter 16

Newsletter: UK Managers Winter 2016 Download the latest News from the UK Managers...
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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | December 16

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | January 17

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | February 17

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Newsletter: Rwandan Managers | March 17

Newsletter: Rwandan Managers March 2017Download the latest News from our Rwandan Managers...
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South Downs Way 100 mile challenge | Support our team of hikers!

Training is in full swing for the 100 mile walk along the South Downs Way in Aid of Rwanda Aid.  Em
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Rwanda Aid Enterprise Development | Rusizi Fruit Juice Company

Rusizi Fruit Juice Company is a cooperative of 7, run by a father and son called Simon and Elysee, w
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