Author Archive | Genevieve Feiner

Day 9: Kungabu Cooperative

July 7: Kungabu (Fish Farmers) Cooperative Our time at Peace Guest House came to an end. The van is once again filled to overflowing with an luggage backpacks, food and the drums. We headed out after a fortifying breakfast and were on the road before 9:00am. The 90 minute drive took us on rough roads through rolling […]

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Day 4: Never Again Co-ops, Icyerecyezo, and Nyamirama Secondary School

July 2: NEVER AGAIN CO-OPS – Abaharaniramahoro “Those Who Strive for Peace”; Inyabutatusabana “Three Peoples Unite”; Ruganeheza “Taking the Nation to a Better Future”; Twiyubake “Let Us Build Ourselves”; Twisungane “Supporting Each Other” We started off the day by visiting Twisungane’s gorgeous new land, donated by a World Dance supporter, located just beyond rows and rows of […]

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Day 3: Tubehotwese Cooperative

(So sorry for the delay in Blog updates – we have been without internet since last Friday!) July 1: Tubehotwese “Let Us All Live” Cooperative We departed Kigali bright and early Friday morning and headed east to the Kayonza District. The drive was beautiful, taking us up and over a few of Rwanda’s one thousand hills. Two hours […]

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Day 2: Komera (“Courage”) and Umunezero (“Joy”) Cooperatives

June 30th: Today started at 7:00am with a fulfilling breakfast from our hosts from our Beausejour hosts. By 8:00am, we were dividing up the never-ending but thought donations to go to today’s cooperatives. At 10:00am, Justin arrived in a new van (the large bus we rented for the airport pick up and previous day was returned) that ended up being […]

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Day 1 in the Field: Kigali Co-ops

June 29th: Today, our itinerary included visiting 3 of the Kigali co-ops: Cokawi, Abadacogora, and Murindi. The early morning was spent preparing for the day by showering off any remaining jet-lag, indulging in a delicious breakfast buffet, and sorting the rest of the luggage full of gifts and supplies for the co-ops we’d visit today. We […]

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Traveling to Rwanda

June 26, 2016 at 11:00am: After a jam-packed morning full of packing, re-packing, weighing bags, and attempting to keep our excitement at an appropriate level, 9 of the 11 travelers piled into the 10-man Van (along with 36 suitcases) and departed Janet’s house. Annetta, Brett, Bryan, Fran, Genevieve, Janet, Jeremy, Katrina, and Olga bid farewell to friends […]

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