Our stories

25 Jun
2014

Best Performing Girl - Umutoni Veronise

Umutoni Veronise: “I am indebted to the First Lady Mrs. Jeannette Kagame and Imbuto Foundation for encouraging, empowering, and motivating me to aspire for excellence.” Umutoni Veronise, is a...

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6 Jun
2014

Best Performing Girl - Emelyne Cishahayo

Emelyne Cishahayo, works as a Tutorial Assistant at the University of Rwanda School of Nursing and Midwifery From the beginning of my studies, I was a determined student. I used to revise my...

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18 Apr
2014

Best Performing Girl - Ugirase Sibylle

Nitwa UGIRASE Sibylle, nize icyiciro rusange muri Notre Dame de Lourdes de Byimana, nkomereza mu ishami ry’ubuvuzi muri Ecole des sciences infirmieres Saint Elizabeth Kabgayi na Kaminuza mucyahoze...

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31 Mar
2014

To all the women who bore the heaviest burden of our history

To all the women who bore the heaviest burden of our history by Mrs Jeannette Kagame, First Lady of Rwanda As we close this special month dedicated to women in Rwanda, and prepare to mark...

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2 Dec
2013

Rise Africa! We have no time to lose

Rise Africa! We Have No Time to Lose By H.E. First Lady of Rwanda, Jeannette Kagame Today, we have come a long way since the first case of HIV was discovered. We have made great advancements...

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10 Nov
2013

First Lady receives Lifetime Achievement Award in London

Rwanda’s First Lady, Her Excellency, Jeannette Kagame, has been awarded the African Achievers Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 for her philanthropic work through the Imbuto Foundation....

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5 Sep
2013

Cyrwa 2013 : Emmanuel Hitimana

Last year this young man initiated a campaign on social media, calling upon the public to assist our brothers and sisters in the Horn of Africa. Within 24 hours, he had support from 300 people on...

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5 Sep
2013

Cyrwa 2013: Isabelle Kamaliza

She visited one of the largest hospitals in Kigali and could not believe the sight before her. Patients who could not pay their bills for weeks on end or afford food while they were admitted in...

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5 Sep
2013

Cyrwa 2013: Clarisse Iribagiza

Filled with dynamism and courage, this young lady applied her Computer Engineering skills to address the information access challenges in Rwanda. She believes that ‘there is no effort without...

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5 Sep
2013

Cyrwa 2013 : Esther Mbabazi

For this young woman, the sky literally was the limit. With lots of energy, and a strong work ethic she always dreamt of entering into the aviation profession. She continued to work hard until...

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