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Burera: Women in poverty eradication drive

   For the last 20 years, Esperance Nyiramahoro, 34, had tried every job but without much luck in overcoming poverty. Life was hard; she was barely able to get enough to keep her family together. Nyaramahoro a resident of Burera district is one of the one million women who wants to graduate from poverty over […]

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The tale of a sexually abused Woman

The tale of a sexually abused Woman

Leonille Mukeshima is a resident of Gihundwe cell, Kamembe sector in Rusizi district who went through both physical and psychological abuse from her husband. Mukeshima recounts a horrifying tale of alleged abuse on the hands of her husband. He beat her badly and left her breeding for the dead only to be saved by an […]

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Rwanda best place for women in Africa

Rwanda best place for women in Africa

  According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap report released yesterday, Rwanda is the best country to live as a woman in Africa and seventh best in the world ahead of first world nations like USA and the United Kingdom. By focusing on gender equality progress, the study allows less wealthy countries to […]

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Women in the construction sector

Despite that women have made it in some occupations traditionally occupied by men, the construction sector remains overwhelmingly male dominated. You’ve seen the orange cones and barrels in many roadway work zones.  Those workers are out on the road every day mowing, repairing pot holes and repairing roads and bridges –making the roads safer. On […]

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Urumuri Women Club educating girls on HIV/AIDS prevention

Urumuri Women Club educating girls on HIV AIDS prevention

Mothers in ‘Urumuri women Club’ have initiated an awareness campaign that is meant to advice young girls how to prevent HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancies in Eastern Province. According to Ernestine Umutoni, the president of the club, the program kicked off with students of FAWE Girls’ School in Kayonza district in eastern province. “It is evident […]

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Protect your child from cold and flu this season

Protect your child from cold and flu this season

While many people are looking forward to the festive season around the corner, for mothers’ it is worrying period that is setting in especially with the rain that comes along with flue, cough, colds and much more. This means having sick children and it gets worse when they are still babies. Trendy Shoes that are […]

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Kayonza: Women hail associations for social development

Women in Mburabuturo cell, Mukarange sector of Kayonza district have commended forming associations for changing their mindset and improving livelihoods. Women said this on October 15 while marking International Rural Women’s day. Monika Mukarukwaya, a resident in Mburabuturo cell disclosed that she was ignorant on development through saving, saying she never expected Rwf100 she contributed […]

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Meet Mukeshimana the proud seller of flour

Meet Mukeshimana the proud seller of flour

For most women in Rwandan society, it is not easy to spend a day covered in flour, armed with her weighing scale ready is Donatilla Mukeshimana covered in flour. With a smile on her face she says that her livelihood depends on her being able to get dirty. She is one of the brave women […]

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Women tailors experiencing slow business

Women tailors experiencing slow business

The services of a tailor are always needed because every day every human needs to wear cloths either to attend an occasion or just look good. Passion for sewing and wearing good clothes inspired Annonciata Mutuyemariya to venture into tailoring business. Learning tailoring was the best choice Mutuyemariya had ever made. She was once an […]

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Umubyeyi’s journey: from civil work to entrepreneurship

Umubyeyi’s journey: from civil work to entrepreneurship

After years career as a social worker at Gihundwe health centre in Rusizi district, serving in that healthy facility, Umubyeyi still felt unfulfilled because she was not in a position to make important, strategic decisions for her future. As a result, she followed her entrepreneurial yearning to start his own business. In an interview with […]

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Burera: Women in poverty eradication drive

   For the last 20 years, Esperance Nyiramahoro, 34, had tried every job but without much luck in overcoming poverty. […]

The tale of a sexually abused Woman

The tale of a sexually abused Woman

Leonille Mukeshima is a resident of Gihundwe cell, Kamembe sector in Rusizi district who went through both physical and psychological […]

Rwanda best place for women in Africa

Rwanda best place for women in Africa

  According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap report released yesterday, Rwanda is the best country to live […]

Burera: Hatangirijwe gahunda ya “Inshuti Mu Kwigira”

Burera: Hatangirijwe gahunda ya “Inshuti Mu Kwigira”

Inama y’igihugu y’abagore (CNF) yatangije gahunda yitwa “Inshuti Mu Kwigira” igamije gukura mu bukene abagore batishoboye nabo bakazamuka bakaba babasha […]

Kamonyi: Bamwe bagore bagaragaje ko bagifite imbogamizi zo kwiteza imbere

Ubwo bizihizaga umunsi w’umugore wo mu cyaro tariki 25/10/2014, nyuma y’umuganda usoza ukwezi k’Ukwakira, abagore bo mu murenge wa Rugarika […]

Women in the construction sector

Despite that women have made it in some occupations traditionally occupied by men, the construction sector remains overwhelmingly male dominated. […]