THRIVING on Poultry
Jimmy Gahima Oct 9, 2020 4:21:49 PM

In Rwanda, about two-thirds of the population are farmers with very small plots of land. At least half of these farmers are women. World Vision, through its THRIVE project, has helped to organize small groups of...

Visually Impaired, But Not in Despair
Maria Kaitesi Oct 8, 2020 12:01:00 PM

Uwitonze Kambali conveys a spot-on meaning to the common quote, “Disability is not inability”. Kambali, 19 years old, is blind, but that did not discourage him from pursuing his dreams of being able to fend for...

Gabriella's Happiness
Fred Tumusiime Jun 5, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Mugombwa, a refugee camp in southern Rwanda, currently hosts over 10,400 Congolese refugees. Gabriella, a 7-year-old girl in Mugombwa, smiles every time she washes her hands after using the toilet because she...

‘Saving’ Her Future
Maria Kaitesi Apr 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“I enjoy spending time with my mother and showing her what we learn at school,” says 12-year-old Theonile. Anne Marie cherishes the moment her daughter Theonile arrives home from school each day. She is proud that...

Water Tap Transforms Lambert’s Life
Fred Tumusiime Mar 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

It is early in the day and I have already lost count of how many times I have needed to use water. I have so far needed water to brush my teeth, bathe, prepare breakfast, drink coffee, and quench my thirst. With the...

Clean water brings hope and dignity
World Vision Staff Mar 20, 2020 3:06:02 PM

“Water has given me hope. I’m a strong woman. Thanks to World Vision and clean water, there are a lot of strong women here.”

Esperance, a Rwandan mother, hasn’t always been able to say this. As one of the 785...

Transforming Lives in Rukore
World Vision Staff Jan 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM
The topography of the former, unsafe water source

The Rukore region has seven villages, with three of the villages drawing water from one shared point. Before World Vision, the three villages did not have...

A Wealth of Knowledge
World Vision Staff Dec 27, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Virgina’s bounty of fruits & vegetables are ready for market

“I need to rush to the market place because there is a big truck from the city coming to pick some sacks of food that I sell to them on a weekly...

Sylvester’s Dream of New Shoes
Jimmy Gahima May 25, 2019 1:48:00 PM

Sylvester always wondered why his family did not have the basics necessities to raise him and his five siblings, ranging from ages 10 to 23 years. He used to ask a lot of questions of his mother after school, like...

Bringing Clean Water to All
Jimmy Gahima Mar 19, 2019 1:29:00 PM

Rwanda has set a goal of be the first country to fulfill World Vision’s commitment to reach everyone, everywhere we work, with clean water, sanitation and hygiene by 2022. No one knows that better than Ferediana....