Getting children ready to start school in RwandaVSO is changing the future of education in Rwanda through helping prepare children for school, training teachers and classroom refurbishment.
The deaf volunteer struggling for health equalityAround the world, people with disabilities face additional barriers to getting quality healthcare. Niyonsaba Brown, 31, is a young deaf woman volunteering to change this in her native Rwanda.
“I keep going because I have a passion for teaching”
Josephine earns just £12 a month as a pre-primary school teacher in one of the poorest districts of Rwanda. She's finding creative ways to bring learning to life using old rice sacks and bottle tops, as part of a programme to improve early childhood education in the country.
The 'Busy Bee' cooperative are living up to their name. Beekeeping start-up kits and training in business skills, provided by VSO, have helped this group of 26 producers boost their income and entrepreneurial skills.
Growing up in Rwanda: A photo essay
Most six-year-olds in Cyete eat once a day and cannot yet read and write. Enathe describes the life of her extraordinary daughter, who is blossoming in a household that despite being materially poor, is full of warmth, hope and faith.