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12 Oct

Increasing the Impact of School Meals in Rwanda

In the poorest and most food insecure districts of Rwanda school meals are a lifeline for many families.  A daily school meal provides a strong incentive to send children to school and keep them there (especially girls), it helps to increase school enrollment and attendance, decrease drop-out rates, and improve learning.

20 Sep

‘I am proud to save lives of mothers’

Read about Burcard Umuhoza, a male midewife practicing in Rubavu District, who with the support of UNFPA is helping make a difference in the lives, health and wellbeing of women in the area. 

07 Sep

2016 Global Education Monitoring Report launched with urgent call to prioritize education to reach SDGs

The new Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) launched on September 6, 2016 by UNESCO in London shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all the global goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but warned of the tall challenges ahead to reach the learning targets.

07 Sep

“I am happy to help children and teachers” says Alex, Reading Mentor at the Kanyinya Child Friendly School

Through the UNICEF-supported national initiative dubbed ‘Rwanda Reads’, schools are supported with reading materials to support teaching and learning and promote reading culture through books and other materials. Through this initiative, Kanyinya CFS has received over 1,000 books for their new reading room with lot of space and an enabling environment to encourage reading.

29 Aug

Rweru Modern Green Village: Hope for a better life

Rweru Model Village will soon be home to more than 400 Rwandans who are to be relocated from Mazane and Sharita islands in Rweru Lake. The Islands were mapped as high-risk zones. With connection to electricity and clean, drinkable water, the Village is comprised of a school, a health post, and a modern market, and has access to Internet connection.

23 Aug

25 returnee families given decent houses

25 returnee families can now rest easy with a home they can call thier own, having recieved free housing from the Government of Rwanda with support from the One UN family in Rwanda. 

05 Aug

Rwanda: Malnutrition Rates Improve Among Refugee Children

A recent nutrition survey has found that rates of malnutrition have improved significantly in all six of the refugee camps in Rwanda, in part because of the World Food Programme’s intensive work to treat and prevent undernutrition among mothers and young children.

04 Aug

50% implementation rate targeted on human rights recommendations by late 2017

Lemigo Hotel in Kigali was the venue of a two-day training workshop convened to provide technical support for enhancing cooperation between Central African States and International Human Rights Conventional Mechanisms. 

29 Jul

Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger

WFP/FAO Joint News Release. Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger.

Meet your UN

I am fortunate that I get to engage with my biggest interest - peace building - in such a varied way. Working for the UN provides me a forum where I can deeply engage with and advance my passion for peace building and women's empowerment. 

Anna Larsson
Intern - Democratic Governance and Peace Consolidation Unit / UNDP

Working for the UN gives me great satisfaction because I’ve always been incredibly passionate about human rights, and the UN provides me with a great platform to follow this passion.

Chris Mburu
Senior Human Rights Advisor / OHCHR

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