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Kayonza: Women for Women beneficiaries making in sop manufacturing

Women for Women beneficiaries making in sop manufacturing2

Using appropriate technology women in Kayonza district today can now make beautiful soap bars using local materials. Women for Women lends its support to empowering Women in the country through a social venture that aims to encourage poor women to create income generating projects. They believe that innovation will create more work and generate more […]

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Bugesera: AVEGA to train more trauma councilors

AVEGA to train more trauma councilors

In a bid to control cases of trauma among Genocide survivors in Bugesera district which tend to rise during the genocide commemoration periods, AVEGA Agahozo is planning to train more trauma councilors to deal with the increasing trauma cases. “We have counselors and a psycho-social worker in each sector of the whole district but the […]

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Rulindo: More men embrace family planning

Rulindo: More men embrace family planning

More men in Rulindo district have embraced a family planning to support their wives in improving social conditions through giving birth to a few children they can afford to raise. This was revealed by health workers in Rulindo district after over 200 men in Rulindo turned up for vasectomy, a male permanent birth control method. […]

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Nyabihu: Job creation program commended for improving livelihoods

Nyabihu: Job creation program commended for improving livelihoods

 Members of “Dufashanye Umurimo” a women cooperative for basket making in Rega cell, Bigogwe sector of Nyabihu district commend a local cooperative for improving their livelihoods. Women formed a cooperative and started making tie and dye and shopping baskets to earn a living and support their husbands to provide for homes rather than entirely depend […]

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How massive strides in health sector have helped Rwanda fight maternal mortality

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – In Nyamata, a rural town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes’ drive south of Rwanda’s Capital - Kigali, Jeanne Musabende’s husband is hanging out with neighbors when labour pains start grinding her. She needs maternity care immediately. And thanks to a range of programs Rwanda has put in place over past 14 years, Musabende does not […]

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Expelled, abused and looted by the Tanzanian Govt., Rwandan families begin adjusting to life back home.

Expelled, abused and looted by the Tanzanian Govt., Rwandan families begin adjusting to life back home.

Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country. “I had just taken goats to graze,” she says. “As I stood in the middle of our banana plantation, four Tanzanian soldiers came to our […]

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Why Rwanda may be the best place to have a baby

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BUGESERA-RWANDA—In Nyamata, a village town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes’ drive south of Rwanda’s Capital City, Kigali, Jeanne Musabende’s husband is hanging out with neighbors when labour pains start grinding her. It is about 9pm in the night, Musabende panics. She then calls a community health worker for help, even though no much she […]

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Nyagatare women benefit from Land consolidation

Nyagatare women benefit from Land consolidation

Members of CODEAGA, a cooperative for maize growers in Umusaraba village, Gakoma cell, Mimuli sector of Nyagatare district commended land consolidation and said that it has increased productivity. Before maize growers formed a cooperative, farming was done on an individual basis and yields were low due to unfertile soils.  “Yields increased after forming a cooperative […]

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7 Foods Women Should Eat

Women need specific nutrients for their bodies to function well

  When families sit down to eat, man, woman and child all serve themselves the same kinds of foods. But did you know that women actually have different nutritional needs than men? Because of their role in producing children, women need specific nutrients for their bodies to function well. Eating certain foods can help women […]

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The AfDB Gender dividend session in pictures

Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank pledged support for gender driven policies and initiatives and asked that the Nigerian government gets back the girls who have been abducted by Boko Haram. Kaberuka said that he will turn the Nigerian Girls school into a center of excellence and pledged USD20.000 from his pockets to the fund. […]

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Musanze:  Ngo abagore  barushaho gukundwa no kugira ijambo iyo babyaye abahungu

Abagore bava mu Murenge uhana imbibi n’ibirunga twaganiriye batubwiye ko iyo babyaye abahungu usanga ari byishimo bikomeye mu rugo. Ikigeretseho, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Umugore wo mu cyaro agenda atera imbere ariko hari abakibangamiwe n’abagabo

Bamwe mu bagore bo mu karere ka Kayonza bemeza ko umugore wo mu cyaro agenda atera imbere haba mu bukungu […]

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 […]