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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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AVEGA members renew hope for the future

AVEGA members renew hope for the future

Avega Agahozo an organization of Genocide widows has given them self-esteem, confidence and hope for the future, says says Celestine Uwimpaye, the coordinator of AVEGA Agahozo in Western Province.  She said that for the past 20 years after Tutsi genocide widows have been encouraged to go to school; many have shelter and those suffering from […]

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Dealing with children’s hair grooming and styling

Dealing with children’s hair grooming and styling

Some hair styles are too tight on the kids and make them hate the whole experience  Sometimes, you see the conflicting emotions of a mother who wants her daughter to keep her hair, knowing her daughter loves having the hair but at the same time wishing her little girl did not have to go through […]

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Ngoma: Banze gusabiriza ku bagabo babo bashinga koperative yo kwambutsa abahinzi mu bwato

Ngoma: Banze gusabiriza ku bagabo babo bashinga koperative yo kwambutsa abahinzi mu bwato

Abagore bo mu  murenge wa Jarama  bavuga ko mu rwego rwo kwiteza imbere bashaka icyabinjiriza amafaranga bahisemo gushinga coperative  yo […]

Ngoma: Women form cooperative to fight poverty

Ngoma: Women form cooperative to fight poverty

  Women in Jarama sector in Ngoma District have formed a cooperative to transport passengers across the river to Bugesera […]

Six blazers every stylish woman should own

Six blazers every stylish woman should own

With so many Rwandan women stepping up in fashion industry, many styles are showing up around town and most have […]

Look chic and styled up in maxi dresses

Look chic and styled up in maxi dresses

Long dresses are elegant, comfy and chic and it all depends on how you style it by selecting the right […]

Mukama: Yasabirije imyaka 12 none ubu ameze neza

Kugira ubumuga ntibivuze ko nta mwuga n’umwe washoboraga gukora. Ibi ni ibyemezwa na Musengimana Epiphania wo mu kagali ka Rugarama […]

Fashion essentials every 20-something should own

Fashion essentials every 20-something should own

For girls in their 20s, you are finishing school, and really starting to stand on your own two feet. But […]