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Rwanda : Coffee is dangerous for pregnant women

The dangers of coffee

  Coffee is largely consumed because of its caffeine content that is dubbed useful to the body whereas many take coffee to help them work longer hours without fatigue or dozing. The dangers of coffee Meanwhile, health experts claim that consuming coffee is unhealthy for expectant mothers and their unborn child. Dr. Fred Muhairwe of [...]

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Rwanda | Pregnant women need more calcium

Rwanda : Women attending discussions about health at the clinic

According to research about eating habits that have been conducted in France, it is good for pregnant women to eat foods rich in calcium since both the mother and the fetus need plenty of it. Women attending discussions about health at the clinic Dr. Fred Muhairwe of the Byumba Hospital says, calcium regulates the flow [...]

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Rwanda : Cats can be dangerous to your unborn child.

Rwanda Cats cause toxoplasmosis

Blindness is the condition of lacking visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors affecting both adults and children either due to common illnesses or begotten of parents. Cats cause toxoplasmosis                               According to Dr. Charles Muhizi an Ophthalmologist in the Hospital of National University of Rwanda (CHUB) cats are not healthy for a pregnant woman [...]

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Rwanda | Muhanga: inferiority complex another setback

Rwanda Members on the national women committee

Members on the national women committee in Muhanga district say low self esteem and ignorance among Rwandan women is a challenge. These were said in a meeting to share ideas on how they can prepare the international women’s day due to take place on the 8th of March. Members of the national women’s committee revealed [...]

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Rwanda : Women request DNA test to be available for pregnant young girls.

Rwanda Women request DNA

Women in Ngororero district say that young girls who get pregnant should be helped to take DNA tests to prove the fatherhood of the men who impregnated them.  Men who are usually accused of the act deny their responsibilities asking for proof and yet having these exams favors few due to the way they are [...]

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Rwanda : Women can also own property

Women can also own property

Women leaders in the meeting    Rwanda women have been considered by their husbands as property instead of human beings, a reason why it is still difficult for some men to comprehend the fact that women can own personal property. Bellancile Niragire of isangano mbonezamuco (the women legal rights initiative) in the Ministry of Gender [...]

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Rwanda | Ruhango: Female school dropouts to be sent back

Ruhango Female school dropouts

In order to promote education in Rwanda, Ruhango district has embarked on girl child education especially for the school dropouts.  While preparing for International women’s day on March 8th 2012, Ruhango district officials have said they are going to take back to schools girls who have dropped out of school before completing their studies.   [...]

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Rwanda | Ngororero: Crafts woman succeeds, builds School

Ngororero Crafts woman

Margarita Nyirabanyaga  A 58 year old lady Margarita Nyirabanyanga has invested in her potentials to develop the society as she built ten classrooms and eight toilets for students in Bwira sector Ngororero district. The lady managed to get out of poverty from her creative skills in decorative crafts, and yet became exemplary in society through [...]

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Rwanda | Nyamagabe: Women reveal their long robbed talents

Nyamagabe Women reveal their long

Some activities and opportunities that have been denied women due to men’s dominance are no more taboos as Cesarean Mahoro from kitabi sector Nyamagabe district discloses drum beating talent. Mahoro sounding the drums Cesarean Mahoro has spent three years practicing drum sounding in the cultural dancing group of Inyange as she now fills very strong [...]

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Rwanda : Natural beauty against artificial still on debate

Natural beauty against artificial1

Women love, value and consider beauty as being exceptional, though it seem expensive and time consuming, a reason why some argue that staying natural does better.  Due to the need to look nice and yet they can’t afford the costs of beauty in fancy saloons, some women and young girls in Nyamagabe district in the [...]

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Rulindo: Kwiyakira byamufashije kubana n’ubwandu bw’agakoko gatera Sida imyaka irenga 20.

Mari Goreth Nyirakamana, ni umudamu utuye mu karere ka Rulindo,uyu mudamu avuga ko amaze imyaka irenga 20 amenye ko abana [...]

Ruhango: Banze guheranwa n’agahinda bibumbira muri koperative ihinga ibobere ikorora amagweja

Umunyamuryango wa Koperative Imena Ruhango arimo gukora amasuku mu magweja

Abagore bapfakajwe na jenoside yakorewe abatutsi mu 1994 bibumbiye muri koperative Imena Ruhango ihinga iborere ikorora amagweja, barishimira uko babayeho [...]

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 [...]

Musanze: Abagore n’abakobwa babyariye iwabo barafashwa kwifasha ngo biteze imbere


Ihuriro ry’Abagore b’abaprotesitanti (Mothers’ union) rifatanyije na bagenzi babo bo muri Amerika bigishije abagore n’abakobwa babyariye iwabo gukora imitako n’ [...]



Nubwo bamwe mu bakobwa bakora mu tubari mu mujyi wa Nyagatare bavuga ko bibafasha kwiteza imbere atari uburaya, bamwe mu [...]

Gicumbi – Abagore barashishikariza bagenzi babo kwitabira ubuhinzi bw’imashini

Umugore ari guhingisha imashini

Umugore ari guhingisha imashini Nyuma y’aho akarere ka Gicumbi kitabiriye ubuhinzi bukoresheje ikoranabuhanga ryo guhingisha amamashini, ubu abagore bo muri [...]