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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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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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Tips for mothers of the bride and groom

Sometimes, parents too feel the pressure when it comes to organizing their children’s weddings. But as parents, there is a […]

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 […]

Abagore barasabwa kwitabira ibikorwa by’iterambere ariko batarangaranye ingo zabo

Ba rwiyemezamirimo b’abagore barahamagarirwa kwitabira ibikorwa n’imishinga y’iterambere ariko bakanagenera umwanya ingo zabo no kwita ku mibanire myiza n’abo bashakanye […]

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 […]

Bugesera: abagore bamaze kugera kuri byinshi babikesha umugoroba w’ababyeyi

Bamwe mu bagore bo mu karere ka Bugesera baravuga ko hari byinshi bamaze kugeraho mu ngo zabo birimo nk’imibanire myiza […]

KOPERATIVE ZABIGISHIJE KUBONEZA URUBYARO

Uretse guhuza imbaraga n’ibitekerezo biganisha ku iterambere, bamwe mu bagore bibumbiye mu makoperative y’ubuhinzi bw’ibigori mu karere ka Nyagatare bavuga […]