Davita's Story
World Vision Staff Feb 14, 2022 11:33:27 AM

The Kinyarwanda word Dativa means one who wears a traditional crown. The name fits 49-year-old Dativa, who bears herself like royalty. But that regal countenance hides the many sorrows life has tossed her way.

Unlocking Literacy Gives Alpha a Boost
Maria Kaitesi Feb 14, 2022 11:22:20 AM

Gishyita is a delightful, quiet village filled with lots of lush green gardens. The birds are chirping and flitting all around us as we walk the narrow path to Alpha’s home in the Karongi district, where he lives with...

Thriving Through Poultry
Fred Tumusiime Feb 14, 2022 11:13:35 AM

At 42, Christine is one of the most successful poultry farmers in Buranga Cluster, located in the Northern Province of Rwanda. She is married and a mother to three children. For Christine, it all started with fifteen...

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 would...

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. On...

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 farmers...

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 himself....

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 believes...