Recent Articles

Recently there have been a couple of nice articles about Rwanda. Such  remarkable story. The November National Geographic is all about women. The article about Rwanda highlights the remarkable restructuring of women’s role in the country and highlights how the percentage of women in government is the highest, by far, of any country in the…

The Human Capacity for Forgiveness

They Committed Genocide. Their Neighbors Welcomed Them Home By Hollie Nyseth Brehm and Laura C. Frizzell  April 24, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/24/opinion/rwanda-genocide.html Twenty-five years after they participated in one of the world’s most atrocious instances of mass violence, their experiences in Rwanda show that peace and reconciliation are possible.  What happens when hundreds of thousands of people who committed genocide…

Cohort 1 Data

We weren’t able to post-test our cohort 1 teachers in December when their school year ended. Post-testing had to wait until after we ran the November-February summer training. Still, after two month off from school and DISE instruction, they had great scores. Our newly trained DISE instructors did a great job!

Jack in the Box

Over the last four years, we’ve spent about eight months living in Rwanda—time to pretty much know what to expect, right? No. There always seems to be those “I didn’t see that coming” moments, those jack-in-the-box surprises when you get gobsmacked with the reality of living in Africa. Commercial rental cars in Rwanda are ridiculously…