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UNICEF Deputy Executive Director of Programmes Omar Abdi visits Rwanda
9 October 2018 – “When I was a child, I also learned in a rural school like this one. My mother could not read or help me with my homework. But she found other ways to help me. She would sit next to me and burn wood so that the mosquitoes would not bite,"

Building happier families in the Rwandan tea industry
26 June 2018, Rwanda – Everyone loves a hot cup of tea. Maybe some milk, a little honey. Perhaps you are bundled up on a chilly morning, soaking in the warmth of the exotic flavour.

Goal! Messages on child development reach rural Rwanda during the World Cup
20 June 2018 – Football fans are some of the most enthusiastic in the world. Attend a match or a community screening, and you will feel the camaraderie and solidarity that is unmatched elsewhere.

IMINSI IGIHUMBI - The First 1,000 Days for good nutrition
8 October 2017 - The first 1,000 days of a child's life - from pregnancy to their second birthday - is a critical window of opportunity when nutrition has a long-term impact on health and development.

UNICEF and Airtel host the first “Pitch Night” event, inspiring innovation and entrepreneurship among Rwanda’s youth
19 May 2017 – For seven young entrepreneurs in Rwanda, this Wednesday was no ordinary week day. This was the day of “Pitch Night”, the event they had been looking towards for nearly two months.

More than 600 Rwandan children celebrate the 11th National Children’s Summit with the theme “Positive Parenting: Foundation of Culture”
8 December 2016 - Alphonsine Uwineza, a young girl from Gakenke District, stood up and fearlessly grabbed the microphone. She turned towards the members of the panel and asked, “What are you doing about vulnerable and disadvantaged in Rwanda?

Rwandan children participate in photography workshop to celebrate UNICEF’s 70th anniversary
26 November 2016 - As part of the celebration of UNICEF’s 70th anniversary, 16 children gathered in Kigali for a week-long photography workshop.

Children showcase their ICT talents in developing concepts for child-friendly applications on CRC and SDGs
16 December 2015 - Five teams comprising twenty-five young computer programmers and children participated in the first-ever hackathon for the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).



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