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Duhozanye reaches out to Genocide survivors

Huye: Duhozanye reaches out to Genocide survivors

Posted on 04 July 2015

Duhozanye association for genocide widows in Mbazi sector donated seven cows to vulnerable genocide widows in Mbazi sector of Huye district. Organisers said the donation was made in a spirit of helping genocide widows improve their living standards. Dr. Alvera Mukabaramba, minister of state for community development and social affairs in the Rwandan ministry of […]

Mother helps child walk down from Rwanda military hospital Mobile medical van.

Rwandan Army offering free Health-care beyond City Centres

Posted on 30 June 2015

The Rwandan Military began, early this morning, an operation to offer free medical services to citizens with various diseases and complications. The operation is dubbedArmy Medical Week and will spread across the country. The country is preparing for the forthcoming 21st liberation celebrations on July 4. According to the Ministry of Defence, ‘Army Medical Week’ […]

Musanze: RMA donates cows to genocide survivors

Musanze: RMA donates cows to genocide survivors

Posted on 27 June 2015

Rwanda Mining Association (RMA) on Wednesday, donated ten cows to vulnerable genocide survivors to help them improve their standard of living. According Jeannette Umutesi, the vice president of RMA the donation was aimed at uplifting the beneficiaries as well as comforting them during the ongoing commemoration week. “We want these people to live healthy lives […]

Some of the food stuffs sold at the market built by the elderly

Gatsibo: The elderly embrace job creation

Posted on 27 June 2015

In a bid to save for the future, the elderly in Ntende 1 village, Gihuta cell, Rugarama sector of Gatsibo district formed an association dubbed “Duhahirane” and constructed a market for food stuffs. Up to 40 elderly including widows and five men decided to form the association in order to fight poverty. The market operates […]

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Permanent shelter for Burundian refugees

Posted on 23 June 2015

Burundian refugees at Mahama camp in eastern Rwanda will have a smile on their faces following the launch of construction of permanent housing structures in a bid to improve the welfare and security of the refugees. Rwanda joined the rest of the World on to celebrate World Refugee Day where by the construction of housing […]

Orphans celebrate the new home for their mother Nyirabagesera

Elderly woman offers lifetime service to Orphanage, rewarded Modern house

Posted on 19 June 2015

News spread around Rubavu district, then Gisenyi prefecture Western Rwanda early 1950s, that neighbors had buried a live child with her dead mother “because there was no caretaker.” Two secondary school girls, Felicite Niyitegeka and Athanasie Nyirabagesera, with the help of the Catholic Church started an orphanage to take care of children with no parents […]

Muhanga: Residents commend Girinka for improving livelihoods

Muhanga: Residents commend Girinka for improving livelihoods

Posted on 19 June 2015

Residents of Muyebe village in Rongi sector of Muhanga district have commended Girinka, a programme initiated by H.E Paul Kagame in 2006 as a tool to fight extreme poverty for improving their livelihoods. Beneficiaries of the Girinka program are able to provide themselves with the basic necessities, send their children to school and pay medical […]

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Rwanda's Gikongoro that recovered from utter poverty

Rwanda’s Gikongoro that recovered from utter poverty

Posted on 18 June 2015

Sometime in 2002, President Paul Kagame summoned opinion leaders and traders from Nyamagabe district of former Gikongoro prefecture in Southern Rwanda. He wanted to meet them and discuss how to develop their region that was limping. “He (Kagame) challenged us to do something for our region which many Rwandans thought had been cursed,” Francois Kanimba, […]

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Rwanda: New figures show decline in child mortality rate

Rwanda: New figures show decline in child mortality rate

Posted on 16 June 2015

The 2014/2015 findings released by the National Institute Statistics of Rwanda is the fifth in a series of demographic and health surveys conducted as part of the global Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). The number of married women with a satisfied demand for Family Planning grew to 53 percent from 17 percent in 2005 and […]

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Rwanda scores high in health Millennium Development Goals

Rwanda scores high in health Millennium Development Goals

Posted on 16 June 2015

As  the  countdown for   the  2015 Millennium  Development goals- 2015 MDGs  indicators closes  in,  Rwanda  has   achieved   two  of the  indicators that are related to  health. The country scored high in the tow indicatorsof reducing child mortality and improving maternal healthwhich are the MDGs 4 and 5, according to the 5th Demographic and Health Survey […]

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