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  1. Rwanda Soma!

    After opening the first public library in my district, school children flooded in during school holidays for impromptu English lessons and hygiene and sanitation classes.  The children were most enthralled by the hygiene cartoons we showed them and I would often hear them singing the songs outside of the library.

  2. Rwanda East African Border

    Rwanda on the left, Democratic Republic of Congo on the right

  3. Rwanda Island-Hopping in Lake Kivu

    Amahoro Island, a small island on the Rwandan side of Lake Kivu, is a beautiful place for Volunteers to relax.

  4. Rwanda Rwandan Sunset

    The sun sets in Nyanza, Rwanda.

  5. Rwanda Mountain Gorillas

    People come from all over the world to see the mountain gorillas in Rwanda's breathtaking Volcanos National Park.

  6. Rwanda Nursery School Students

    These young students study at Saint Leonard Nursery and Primary School in Nyagatare, Rwanda.  Nearly all students in Rwanda wear school uniforms, and at Saint Leonard, they consist of blue blouses, blue sweaters, and blue shorts or skirts.

  7. Rwanda Rwandan Rainforest

    Nyungwe rainforest comprises one of Rwanda's three national parks, and is a popular destination for hiking and camping.

  1. Rwanda Another Side of Kigali

    When I leave my site and head to Rwanda’s capital city of Kigali, it’s a rare chance to catch up with fellow Volunteers, enjoy Western food, stock up on things I can’t get in other places, and frequent muzungu hang-outs where I can be somewhat anonymous.  As such, most of my time in Kigali has been spent in the wealthier neighborhoods.  But, I recently had an opportunity to see another side of the capital, and it was fascinating. While waiting for my boyfriend, who was coming from the States ...

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Map of Rwanda
status
Open
program dates
1975-1993; 2008-Present
current volunteers
29
cumulative volunteers
149

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.