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When will we remember not to forget?, Nyamata, Rwanda travel blog

When will we remember not to forget?

A travel blog entry by lola_hd

... man who had dug a big ditch to shelter Hutus, since he thought that when the RPF (Rwandan Patriotic Front) moved back into Rwanda to fight the government that Hutus would be the ones being hunted down...when it was Tutsis being targetted, he quickly began ...

Still in Kigali....., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Still in Kigali.....

A travel blog entry by wardie

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...mainly because some of us were too hungover to get up for the 7.30am bus journey this morning following a paddy power success story after last nights France victory. Good night actually. Met up with a lovely Amercian couple and our 'Good Friends' ...

an up date, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

an up date

A travel blog entry by rwandaschoolaid

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Hi all at home, Following the highs of winning on Sunday and the magnificent reception we recieved from Fred and his community it was back to the KEC on Monday to continue working on the playground which is in the final stages. We only had a half day as ...

The Real World Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The Real World Kigali

A travel blog entry by deniseang

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Finally have some downtime back in Kigali, two days later than planned. Honestly didn't want to leave, it was sooooo pretty (if I have not made that clear yet). The interns have this running joke that we are in a series of reality TV shows—eg, our ...

So much to learn, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

So much to learn

A travel blog entry by mjhedges

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... word?) with some Rwandan preachers.  Sam said that Evangelical Christianity has been becoming a lot more popular here since the genocide.  Rwanda is 98% Christian with the larger majority Catholic.  Sam told us that a lot of people turned away from the ...

Reconnecting with old Friends, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Reconnecting with old Friends

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Today was a relaxing day. The morning started with monsoon like rains which lasted for 2-3 hours. On weekends I am responsible for my own meals so brunch consisted of leftover homemade carrot soup and toast. I finally had time today to catch up on my ...

Tumenye Scholarship Program, Nyanza, Rwanda travel blog

Tumenye Scholarship Program

A travel blog entry by k0e0n0z

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... indicate that in your message. This is an opportunity to very directly impact the lives of tomorrow’s leaders in Rwanda. Your contributions will the catalyst for the best and brightest from our community to develop themselves through education and ...

Palace, Nyamata, Rwanda travel blog

Palace

A travel blog entry by natashamichaud

This was a nice experience. We took a bus for two hours out to a small village with the group from the UK that we met the day before. That is who we also went to the memorial with and to a couple of markets. It is nice to have other people to hang out ...

Genocide Memorial, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Genocide Memorial

A travel blog entry by claireandian

... ;please, make up for that a little by reading something about it, investigating a little, even just by watching 'Hotel Rwanda' - make yourselves aware of the atrocities that happened in this remote little country 15 years ago. ...

Genocide Memorial, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Genocide Memorial

A travel blog entry by faralley

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Today I made a very impressive trip to the Genocide Memorial in Kigali. So recently ago. Unbelievable how Kolonialisation created un balance between friendly tribes. Later a full blon propaganda machine was fired up to extinct Tutsi's. United Nations did ...

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