Water comes to Ruhuha

Ruhuha sector is in the Rwandan district of Bugesera, Eastern province. It is a very poor part of the country, where people predominantly live a subsistence lifestyle, eeking out a living in an area where water is in short supply. But, all that is changing, thanks to the input of …

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Mattresses to the prison

1,000 Mercy Mattresses were recently distributed to prisoners in 4 of the Rwandan prisons that GNPDR works in. Made by genocide victims, who are given employment as part of this project, the mattresses have a Biblical message of hope and forgiveness incorporated into the mattress material, so enabling the message …

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Odette and the chickens

Odette Murekatete is the chairlady of the Nyamata Widows Hope Project. The project is one of the programmes run by GNPDR, and is the outcome of a partnership that started several years ago, as GNPDR pursued their ‘post-genocide reconciliation’ mandate. To start with the Hope Project focussed on bringing widows …

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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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