Unfortunately some health issues prevented David from travelling to Rwanda this Autumn as planned. Thankfully, Janyis Watson and Sally Chaplin were able to step into the breach at short notice. They have both been brilliant in their support of the Rwanda Aid team and Sally’s newsletter gives you the sense of all the exciting progress … Continue reading News from UK Managers, Sally’s Newsletter, November 2017
This November sees Robin Saunders, long time friend of Rwanda Aid, set off on a epic fundraising adventure! Robin is going to be sailing a leg of the ‘Clipper Round The World Yacht Race’, involving 4 months at sea in some incredibly challenging conditions, in an attempt to raise some record breaking funds for Rwanda. … Continue reading Robin Saunders – Sailing for Rwanda Aid
Last week saw our first ever Enterprise Awards take place. We have named them the ‘de la Rue Enterprise Awards’ in recognition of the fantastic support de la Rue have given our enterprise development program. Rwanda Aid is proud to be supporting no less than 13 enterprise projects, ranging from carpentry and welding through … Continue reading Our first ‘de la Rue Enterprise Awards’
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!