Sitting in the garden of Munezero House on a cloudy Friday morning, I have finally found time to write another blog post. It has been a very busy couple of weeks for everyone at Rwanda Aid! Particular highlights included welcoming Ellie, Jo, Tim and Lisa from the UK and having Sally with us for nearly … Continue reading Sam and Katy…a week of firsts…
Despite a few challenges, including lack of hot water, torrential downpours and discovering the Rwandan zeal for stamping paperwork, Sam and Katy are getting on really well. Here they tell us how they’ve been getting on over the past week! ‘Time is racing by and we’re three full working weeks down. Last weekend we took … Continue reading Sam and Katy – Facing challenges head on!
Janyis has been to visit Ngwino Nawe, our village for disabled children. Here she experienced a hello like no other! A ‘hello’ in Ngwino Nawe Village (NNV) – the disabled children’s centre – is like no other greeting! You do not need to be able to see it or hear it, you can feel it. … Continue reading Janyis Watson – A ‘hello’ like no other!
Janyis has been settling in to life at Munezero House and has started to visit our projects. Here she tells us about meeting some of the women who have benefited from our hostel for sex workers. Once trapped in a life of poverty and prostitution, these women are now learning new skills and a facing … Continue reading Janyis Watson – getting straight to the heart of our work.
Some unexpected health issues have prevented David from travelling out to Rwanda as planned, so we are enormously grateful to Janyis Watson for stepping in at the last minute to provide some management support for the team over the coming weeks. Janyis was Head of Conservation at the Sussex Wildlife Trust and she has shown great … Continue reading Inspiring people, innovative times 2 – Janyis Watson
Rwanda Aid provided a small grant to this women’s baking cooperative and they are now producing 400 loaves a day, 4 days a week! Most of these loaves are a type of local bread which is very popular and sells quickly. They have also perfected some speciality breads including a delicious banana bread and honey bread … Continue reading Baking Bread in Kamembe