May 24, 2015

 Juveniles from detention given support to start income generating projects

Posted on May 23, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Juveniles from detention given support to start income generating projects

Juveniles who complete their sentence need   support   to help them start   income generating   activities to   reshape their future, Odette Mukansoro president of Foundation Dignity in Detention-DIDE has revealed. Mukansoro  says that  after detention   young  people need start up  capital to help them  integrate  fully in the society while also becoming  responsible  citizens  who contribute to […]

Hygiene vital for Child’s performance in school

Posted on May 14, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Hygiene vital for Child’s performance in school

Educationists have argued that promoting hygiene and sanitation is an important element in child performance since it greatly impacts their ability to acquire knowledge. Alex Odagwe, a teacher at Kigali city school, a teacher in Kigali   says that physical and aesthetic values of the school environment and physical buildings need to satisfy the physical, physiological […]

Copa Coca-Cola tournament is back

Posted on April 30, 2015 by in English, Imikino

Copa Coca-Cola tournament is back

At least 416 school teams will participate in the forthcoming seventh edition of the Copa Coca-Cola football competitions which is scheduled to kick off on May 2nd in Musanze district according to the organisers. The competition will be sponsored by Braliwa under the Coca-Cola flagship and will take place countrywide in a bid to attract, […]

Kabare Secondary school commemorates 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

Posted on April 29, 2015 by in English, Umwarimu

m_Kabare Secondary school commemorates 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

Students and teachers of Kabare Secondary School in Ngoma district students have paid homage to people who died during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Among the victims who were honored include the 25 students and teachers of Kabare Secondary School who were killed during the genocide.   Antoine Kambanda, Bishop of Kibungo Diocese said […]

Rwanda meets 99% target for universal primary enrolment

Posted on April 9, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

  Despite its tragic history that saw the country sunk into the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, the country has grown tremendously for the last twenty years to achieve the global-Universal Primary enrollment by 99 percent. This comes after   a report, “Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges “by 2015 EFA Global Monitoring Report (GMR) produced […]

Gatsibo launches campaign against teenage pregnancies

Posted on April 3, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Gatsibo launches campaign against teenage pregnancies

Gatsibo district has partnered with local charities to end child marriages. This follows reports of an increase in the rate of school dropout among girls.   Jean Bosco Uwizeyimana, the director of health Gatsibo district said that the campaign is based on a youth development model that emphasizes protective factors such as trustworthy adults in […]

Gatsibo making room for girls

Posted on March 28, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

College ADEGI Gituza is among the schools of Gatsibo district that implemented Girls room programme

One of the major physiological changes in adolescence girls is menstruation. Most of the time, menstruation is a reason for dropping out, lagging behind with schoolwork and performing poorly in classes. This comes after secondary school female students hailed the Gatsibo district policy to create ‘the girls’ room programme’ played a big role in improving […]

Gatsibo: Schools urged to promote sports

Posted on March 27, 2015 by in English, Imikino

Some of the trophies won by different schools in different games such as football among others

Frederique Rutebuka, the in-charge of education in Gatsibo district has urged schools to incorporate sports into their curricula rather than emphasizing academics only. “There are funds meantto woo children into developing an interest in the field of sports, there should not be any a reason why some schools do not implement such a program,” said […]

Gakenke in a campaign to curb dropout rate

Posted on March 19, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Gakenke in a campaign to curb dropout rate

Just as it takes a village to raise a child, Gakenke has launched an innovative campaign for reducing district’s alarming student dropout rates. Zephyrin Ntakirutimana, the Vice Mayor for Social affairs said the aim of this campaign is to ensure that kids are headed in the right direction and not falling into the trap of […]

Shyogwe: Modern Classrooms for Mbare Primary School

Posted on March 12, 2015 by in English, Ibikorwa

Shyogwe: Modern Classrooms for Mbare Primary School

Students and teaching staff are already making the most of four new, modern classrooms at Mbare Primary School in Muhanga district. “We are grateful to the Ministry of Defence and the Catholic Church for giving us  modern classrooms,” says one of the pupils who represented the others. “The new classrooms provide students and teaching staff […]