Articles tagged #RWANDA
Articles tagged
#RWANDA

A New Future for Celine

There is a pivotal point in a young person's life where receiving an encouraging word or a gift equipping you to pursue a dream changes the trajectory of their life. For Celine, it was a simple sewing machine from the Gift Guide that empowered her to start her own business.

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From Washed Out to Thriving

Jean farms for a living, but it isn’t easy. The soil in the Rwandan community of Ruhindage is acidic and the hilly landscape causes crops to wash away when it rains, making farming an unpredictable (and often unproductive) livelihood. And does it ever rain! Often resulting in dangerous landslides. In May 2023, more than 20 families in Ruhindage were evacuated from their homes under the threat of flooding and landslides. “Fifty per cent of my crops were ruined by heavy rain [that year],” Jean explains. “The harvest was low.”

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It Takes a Village

You've probably heard the phrase "It takes a village to raise a child," before. After all, it's well known that community support is crucial for raising a child! But what happens when those helping hands never arrive and, in their place, a new mother is shamed by her community?

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Better Together

After her husband died, Rachel wasn’t able to feed her four children on her own, much less pay school fees. The yields from their 10 acre farm were so low.

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Journeys of Joy: Marare, Nashisa, and Busekera

Celebrating Resilience: A Decade of Transformation

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Cracking the Cycle of Poverty

Rebecca’s family was one of the poorest families in her community. She was often hungry because her parents’ farm didn’t produce enough food for the family to eat every day. Without an income, they couldn’t buy simple necessities like salt, soap, laundry detergent or Rebecca’s school uniform and classroom supplies. Eventually, Rebecca dropped out of school. And it broke her father's heart.

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Welcome to Bwira, Rwanda!

This year, FH Rwanda and FH Canada began a new 10-year partnership with five communities in Bwira, Rwanda.

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Repent, Forgive, Repair, Repeat

Conflict in marriages and families can be scary, but change and reconciliation are possible! It takes courage, humility, and grace.

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Rwandan Mutton Brochette with Roasted Banana

Summer barbecue recipes. This one from Rwanda! If you're a meat lover, these brochettes will be right up your alley. But look out, they're spicy!

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