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Where there is a will there is a way: Reflections on the Rwandan genocide

Dominic MacSorley | 16 April 2019 | 1 Comment

Concern CEO, Dominic MacSorley, led Concern's response to the tragedy that unfolded in Rwanda 25 years ago. He shares his recollections of the devastating aftermath of the genocide and reflects on the lessons learned in order to prevent such atrocities from happening again.

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Topics: emergency, humanitarian, Rwanda, conflict, Rwandan Genocide

Rwandan genocide: A story of joy at child reunification centre

Anne O'Mahony | 07 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five years after the Rwandan genocide began, Concern's Director of International Programmes Anne O'Mahony recalls a day in the African nation that started out like any other, but ended with a moment that still fills her with pride.

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Topics: Rwanda, Rwandan Genocide

In Rwanda, an amazing secret spurs a new journey

Kieran McConville | 04 September 2018 | 0 Comments

On a overcast summer afternoon in 2014, a young woman arrived at the front door of the Concern Worldwide office in London. With her she carried a gift… and an amazing story of survival, redemption, and hope

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, concern, Rwanda, refugee children, DRC, Resurge, Rwandan Genocide

Lest we forget: Rwanda 22 years on

Sadhbh Goodhue | 08 April 2016 | 0 Comments

22 years after the Rwandan genocide, the country is working hard to come to terms with its past – and agencies like Concern have a role to play.

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Topics: Rwanda, genocide

Tackling malnutrition in Rwandan refugee camp

Maedhbh McDonald | 18 March 2016 | 0 Comments

Learn how a community-led approach to healthcare and nutrition is positively impacting malnutrition levels in a Burundian refugee camp in Rwanda.

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Topics: refugees, nutrition, Rwanda, malnutrition

Graduation: a photojournal from Rwanda

Daniel Gray | 07 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Photographer Robin Wyatt documents the stories of three Rwandans on their journey towards economic independence.

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Topics: Rwanda, Graduation

Married in the wake of genocide, a couple finds peace in Rwanda

Crystal Wells | 10 February 2015 | 4 Comments

Mukankaka Seraphine and Ruilangwa Vianey have been married for almost 20 years. Their wedding was an attempt to start over after losing nearly all of their loved ones to genocide in Rwanda. This is the story of their remarkable relationship.

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Topics: agriculture, success story, Rwanda, Livelihoods

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