Feature: Rwanda is first sub-Saharan African country to roll out measles and rubella vaccination
March 2013 - After working in the small field near her home in the early morning, 37 year old Giovance Kyomugisha bathes and dresses three of her youngest children Ukwishaka (8), Hope (6) and Gift (1) for the important day ahead.
Nearly 5 million children to be immunised against measles and rubella in Rwanda
13 March 2013 - Thousands of children and their parents converged on the hills surrounding Kibeho’s health centre in southern Rwanda as the first ever combined measles-rubella immunization campaign kicked off in sub-Saharan Africa.
Feature: Refugee children in Rwanda find safe spaces to play
February 2013 - Yvette, spends most of her day helping her mother and older sister prepare food, fetch water and wash the few clothes they were able to carry with them before settling in Nkamira Transit Centre, a way-station for thousands of refugees...
Feature: Improving quality education for children through reform of teaching and learning materials
February 2013 - At Kanyinya, a Nine-year Basic Education school in Nyarugenge District, children are seated in a circle around the teacher. Their eyes light up as she reads from a book full of tales of animals and friendship.
Feature: Children’s Summit advances the rights of children to their dignity
19 January 2013 - Rwanda’s national Parliament was bathed in a sea of blue as more than 400 child delegates representing each of Rwanda’s 416 sectors gathered for the 8th annual Children’s Summit in Kigali on 19 January 2013.