Partnership with Secondary School – Group Scolaire Saint Joseph

In October 2009 Centre Marembo signed a partnership agreement with a secondary school, St Jospeh, in Cyangugu in South West Rwanda. In exchange for rYico providing English and Science-teaching volunteers to the school, some of Centre Marembo’s former street children will be provided with free education and lodgings. Centre Marembo staff and volunteers attended a […]

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15th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide

7th April 2009 marked the 15th Anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. People around the world remembered the million people who were killed as well as those that survived the horrific 100 days of massacres and live today with the memories and pain. RYICO held a commemoration, ‘Rwanda after Genocide: A Reflection and Commemoration 15 […]

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Mark Allison walks the Pennine Way for RYICO

On Sunday 10th May Mark Allison successfully conquered the first half of the Pennine Way, a stretch of approximately 125 miles from Edale in Derbyshire to Bowes in County Durham. Many thanks to Mark for raising £600 for rYico!

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The Role of the West in Rwanda’s Genocide – Lecture by Linda Melvern

May 8, 2009 On 6th May RYICO organised a lecture by Linda Melvern widely published investigative journalist, author, honorary professor and expert on the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Based on the new edition of her book ‘A People Betrayed: the Role of the West in Rwanda’s Genocide’ which is due out on 17th July, Linda addressed […]

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Film trainers graduate!

A group of ten young film and media students at Centre Marembo have graduated this month in film training and are now qualified to train others in filmmaking. An award ceremony was hosted at Centre Marembo with guests of honour including the Director General of Culture for the Ministry of Youth and Culture and the […]

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