Mercy Mattresses – 3,000 and counting

One of the programmes that GNPDR has been running for a couple of years now is the Mercy Mattress project, and it continues to go from strength to strength. At the heart of the project is reconciliation between genocide victims and perpertrators, and this comes about through the genocide victims …

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Eggs for all at school

Attending school for the pupils at GNPDR’s primary school isn’t just about getting a much-coveted education. It is also an opportunity to receive some equally coveted nutritious food, as shown below where the children are enjoying a fresh egg. For several of the pupils at the school, there is little …

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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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