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Rwanda

A liberating journey

She supported her husband, Dismas, in helping to farm their land but never felt confident to take a lead within the home...

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Climate change

Stronger together: communal garden in Rwanda benefits twenty five families

While Rwanda benefits from two rainy seasons, because of its location in the equatorial region, climate change has had a...

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Resource Rights

Rwanda water project brings community together

Rwanda is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. With over 11 million people living in a country smaller...

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Lent

13 years after featuring on the Trócaire box, Josiane from Rwanda visits Ireland

In 2004 she was the girl on the Trócaire box. Back then, she was 12 years old and struggling after the Rwandan genocide...

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Rwanda

Encouraging entrepreneurial spirit in Rwanda

Ten years ago Consilde Mukamudodo had nothing: no home or access to income. Today, thanks to her amazing entrepreneurshi...

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Humanitarian

Burundi: an unreported refugee crisis

Over the last year and a half, an estimated 300,000 Burundians have fled their homeland to seek refuge in neighbouring c...

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Rwanda

A bridge between communities and local authorities: Gakenke District, Rwanda

As part of our ‘good governance’ programme in Rwanda, Trócaire works with citizens in four districts to ensure thei...

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Lent

The generation after genocide: Graduating in Rwanda

We first met Josiane Umumarashavu 12 years ago. She was 12 years old and living in a village in southern Rwanda. During ...

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Human Rights

Rwanda genocide anniversary: are we ever going to make the words ‘never again’ mean something?

By Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director Twenty years ago I witnessed one of the fastest migrations in human history, as a ...

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Human Rights

Have we learned any lessons from the Rwandan genocide?

By Eithne McNulty, Regional Manager, Trócaire Belfast Today (April 7th) marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genoc...

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Rwanda

Tassian & Emmanuel: No ordinary friendship

Standing side-by-side, Tassian and Emmanuel look like two ordinary friends. This is no ordinary friendship, however.&nbs...

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Resource Rights

Paying for food and school takes skill and determination in Rwanda

In rural Rwanda budding footballers can be seen kicking about on dusty clay paths while dreaming of a place in the natio...

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Rwanda

Returning to Rwanda

I returned to Rwanda, the land of 1000 hills, more like 100,000 hills having worked there in 1994 and 1995 for a few mon...

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