Keeping Memories: The Rwandan Community in the UK

rYico has recently secured a major grant of £48,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to run a ground-breaking two year project focussed on the preservation of memories from Rwandans living in the UK and commemorating the 1994 Rwandan genocide. We are currently in the process of collecting Oral Histories from ten people from the UK […]

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Ray cycled for rYico

Thank you to Raymond Buckley, a rYico volunteer, who cycled from Brighton to Cornwall, starting on 4th July 2011, to raise funds for him to set up a sewing vocational skills workshop at Centre Marembo. The ongoing output of the workshop  will be sold both in Rwanda and through Shop4Rwanda <LINK TO http:/>. This was […]

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AfroConnect – Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Fortune of War for rYico’s fundraising night. We had a great turnout and some amazing sets from Pollito Boogalo, Maracatu,Roots Garden and Mr Bongo Soundsystem. There was an auction on prizes donated by local businesses which helped us to raise a total of £900 from the […]

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