GNPDR hosts International Conference

The final week of May 2018 saw our Rwandan partner GNPDR, headed by Pius Nyakayiro, co-hosting an International Conference on Human Rights and Prison Reform in Kigali alongside NGO International CURE. The conference explored reconciliation, restorative justice practices, alternatives to imprisonment, and other issues in the criminal justice context, while …

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Water on tap!

The children at the GNPDR Catch Up school finally have water on tap, thanks to the generosity of some UK donors who raised enough money for a rainwater harvesting system to be set up. Until now there has been no reliable running water at, or near the school, and staff …

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Water of Hope

In the Nyamata area of Rwanda, hope is coming to the community in the form of water. This is an area that suffered massively during the 1994 genocide, and that has been struggling to rebuild itself ever since. It has been burdened with a very negative identity for many years, …

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The making of a Mercy Mattress

These aren’t just any mattresses, these are Mercy Mattresses! They are made by survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, and they are made for prisoners, many of whom were perpetrators of the genocide. The mattresses come complete with a Bible verse printed on them. One of the Bible verses is …

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