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Rwanda, US conducts workshop on peacekeeping

Rwanda, US conducts workshop on peacekeeping

RDF and US Military officers taking part in peace operations workshop in Kigali Rwanda hosts peacekeeping training workshop in collaboration with US under Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) to review lessons learnt in Peace Support Operations (PSO). The two-day workshop has brought together Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) and US Military Officers and US […]

Americans are “inspired” by Rwandans’ spirit — Obama

President Obama on  marked April 7, 2013 the 19th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda by saying the United States “grieves with the Rwandan people” who survived the killings. “Nineteen years ago, Rwanda was torn apart by a great evil,” Mr. Obama said in a statement. “Today, we stand with the people of Rwanda to […]

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US student trains Rwandan women in mushroom cultivation

U.S. Cornell Graduate Student, Bryan Sobel said Mushroom cultivation has the potential to become a regional enterprise for those who are looking to support their families, or can serve as a food source and improve nutritional status. Sobel, said this during his two- week stay in Rwanda December 2012. The student who specializes in mushroom production […]

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An American national raises awareness for Rwanda artwork

Carol Falke an American national has so far been to Rwanda twice and is planning a third trip to help the people through art and education. On February 3, 2013 she helped organize a fundraiser and children’s art show to raise local awareness for helping Rwanda. The fundraising event themed “Hearts for Rwanda” included children […]

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Rwanda: US volunteers to develop education sector

On December 7, 2012 the U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda, Donald Koran, swore in a team of 32 Peace Corps education volunteers at the US Ambassador’s residence, in Kigali, Gasabo district, Kacyiru. The volunteers who have already been deployed in various schools across the country will during their two–year length of stay commit themselves to the […]

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Rwanda : US couple visits Rwandan orphan

Steven Blake, a point guard for the NBA “Los Angeles Lakers” has been sponsoring a Rwandan orphan Sweet Divine. They came to know Divine through Pastor Charles Buregeya, founder of Africa New Life Ministries, who visited their church in Portland for a preaching. Pastor Buregeya is a native of Rwanda and his ministry aids in […]

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Rwanda : American doctor to venture Rwanda

Dr. Dennis Dove, 65 will be coming to Rwanda on October 1, 2012 on a 12 month visit to help treat patients and teach Rwandan health workers through the program “Human Resources for Health” an Initiative of the Clinton Foundation. As a specialist in trauma and acute-care surgery, he will be working at any teaching […]

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Rwanda : Blackwell introduces new technology to enhance reading skills in Rwanda

The chairman of , Isaro Foundation a non-profit organization founded by Jean-Léon Iragena, a student at Millsaps College (USA) and himself a writer, Ken Blackwell endeavors to make Rwanda read by introducing Kindles.   The foundation was established in October 2011, with the goal of promoting reading and writing skills in Rwanda by collecting books […]

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Rwanda : Peter is living his dream in Rwanda

Peter Thorp- an American national, 64 is known for his 10 year leadership at San Francisco’s highly lauded Gateway High School. He arrived in Kigali the capital city of Rwanda two years ago with the aim of achieving what he had always dreamed of. After all these years working in private and public education,  he thought that […]

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A group  seven- nursing instructors from the University of Illinois at Chicago, United States will be visiting Rwanda this August 2012 to teach and mentor Rwandan nurses and midwives in the five nursing schools across the country. The group is comprised of four nurse educators serving as the partner to the dean, advisors to school […]

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