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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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Kayonza: Women urged to form associations

Kayonza Women urged to form associations

Members of Abatwaramucyo, a forum of 12 associations for passion fruit growing in Nyamirama sector of Kayonza district, urged women to form cooperatives and associations for fast social economic development. Forming associations helps women come together, access bank loans and set up income generating activities to improve their livelihoods. “Form cooperatives and set up income […]

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Rusizi: Women called on to form cooperatives

Women in Muganza sector of Rusizi district have been called upon to form cooperatives and access bank loans under Business Development Fund (BDF).Women groups are allowed business loans where they pay 25 percent collateral and 75 percent of the collateral paid by BDF. Some women in Muganza sector do small scale businesses because they are […]

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Ruhango: Genocide widows urged to form cooperatives

Cheva Mujawandori, a member of Imena Ruhango

Members of Imena-Ruhango, a cooperative for 1994 Tutsi genocide widows in Ruhango district are in a sensitization drive to form co-operatives for sustainable development among left out widows. Imena-Ruhango, a cooperative for mulberry cultivation (Moriculture) and silkworm farming (Sericulture) operates in Ruhango sector of Ruhango district. Members have improved their livelihoods through mulberry cultivation and […]

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Kayonza: Rukara women supporting vulnerable people

Women in Rukara sector gave out foodstuffs and clothes to poor and vulnerable women

Women in Rukara sector in Kayonza district celebrated the International Women’s Day on the 8th, 03, 2014 by supporting poor and vulnerable women in their area. Women in Kayonza district say they have achieved some of their goals and they proved this by sharing some of what they have with the poor, said Consolee Uwibambe, […]

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RUSIZI: Abagore baracyatinya inguzanyo z’Amabanki bavuga ko zabahombera

Mu gihe hari abavuga ko muri iki gihe kubona inguzanyo ya Banki bitoroshye, bamwe mu bagore bo mu karere ka Rusizi bavuga ko batinya gufata inguzanyo z’amabanki n’ibigo by’imari iciriritse kubera gutinya igihombo. Icyakora hari abagore bacye bavuga ko kubera  uburambe bafite mugukoresha  amafaranga ya Banki   basigaye batinyuka gufata amafaranga menshi bakayashora mubikorwa bifatika kandi […]

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Nyamasheke: Women scale promotion of Parents’ Evening Program

Women scale promotion of Parents’ Evening Program

Mothers in Nyamasheke District have been urged to value teachings offered in the Parents’ Evening Program and encourage their husbands to attend for positive impact on families. According to Parliamentarian Marie Josée Kankera on Thursday December 19th 2013 during her presentation to 230 women she said that the Parents’ Evening Program has provided solutions to […]

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Yabimburiye abakobwa b’aho atuye kurangiza ayisumbuye none ubukene bwatumye atiga kaminuza

Yabimburiye abakobwa b’aho atuye kurangiza ayisumbuye none ubukene bwatumye atiga kaminuza

Umukobwa witwa Uwintije Gaudence utuye ku kirwa cya Bushongo, kiri mu kiyaga cya Burera, mu murenge Rugarama, akarere ka Burera, […]

Rutsiro: Abagore barasabwa kunywa amata kugirango birinde imibereho mibi y’abo bibaruka

Rutsiro: Abagore barasabwa kunywa amata kugirango birinde imibereho mibi y’abo bibaruka

Abagore bo mu murenge wa Murunda mu kagali ka Mburamazi ho mu karere ka Rutsiro basabwe n’umuryango utegamiye kuri Leta […]

Kamonyi: Abanyamuryango ba AVEGA barashimirwa ubutwari bagira mu kwita ku miryango ya bo

Abanyamuryango ba AVEGA kamonyi

Abapfakazi ba jenoside bo mu karere ka Kamonyi bibumbiye mu muryango nyarwanda AVEGA, barashimirwa uburyo baharanira kwiteza imbere nyuma y’agahinda […]

Ngororero: Umugoroba w’ababyeyi ubaye ishuri ry’uburenganzira bw’umugore

Ngororero: Umugoroba w’ababyeyi ubaye ishuri ry’uburenganzira bw’umugore

Muri kongere yateranye kuri uyu wa kabiri, tariki 16/09/2014, abagore bo mu Karere ka Ngororero bashashe inzobe basuzuma inzitizi bahura […]

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 […]

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 […]