Agnes Discovers Her Strengths
Maria Kaitesi Oct 18, 2021 8:26:02 PM

Agnes Tuyizere, 31, is a role model in her community. As a mother of two children, she started from nothing, but now runs a thriving poultry business. A few years ago, she lacked confidence, doubting that she had the...

Empowered to Thrive
Maria Kaitesi Jan 5, 2021 11:04:59 AM

Jean de Dieu Simpuga had been employed in a bakery since 2019. The father of two had to travel two hours, every day, to the bakery. He worked long hours, leaving the bakery at 9pm. He was extremely exhausted and...

Jolly “Unlocks” Her Joy
Maria Kaitesi Jan 5, 2021 10:54:06 AM

Before 9-year-old Jolly started going to the reading camp, she could hardly read a word. Her grades were poor and this affected her results for her various subjects at school. Just like many children in her community...

World Vision completes a campaign to raise $30 million to bring water access to everyone, everywhere we work in Rwanda
World Vision Staff Jan 4, 2021 4:52:37 PM

Despite unprecedented obstacles, including a global pandemic, World Vision is celebrating the achievement of a major milestone towards the goal of providing basic clean water access to everyone, everywhere we work....

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...