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Nyamagabe, Rwanda

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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2012.

Community Development

  • Addressed environmental degradation by supporting 8 schools and 2,000 households with nursery projects, helping to improve agricultural production and protect the environment.
  • Trained 100 community mentors to facilitate peace building and reconciliation.

Economic Development

  • Provided women and youth with vocational training in skills such as hair dressing, baking, charcoal distribution, and shoe making to help them start small businesses.
  • Supported 11 community groups in developing agricultural businesses such as bee keeping and vegetable farming, working to improve household economic opportunities.
  • Helped establish community savings groups, equipping 1,050 entrepreneurs with improved access to funding.

Food and Agriculture

  • Trained households in small-scale irrigation methods and encouraged the use of greenhouses to increase crop production and strengthen household incomes.
  • Trained 45 farmers cooperatives on improved agricultural techniques, teaching them how to better care for potatoes, mushrooms, and tomatoes grown in green houses.


  • Provided families with iron sheets to help construct more secure shelters.


  • Worked with community members and a local church to establish an early childhood development center, providing educational opportunities to 100 young children.
  • Supported 13 adult literacy centers, providing literacy and numeracy education for 247 community members.
  • Assisted 188 orphans and vulnerable children with educational fees, helping them to stay in school.
  • Provided local schools with desks, helping to improve learning environments for 675 students.
  • Supported 4 local schools with construction materials to build new classrooms.
  • Distributed solar lamps to 6,894 families, enabling children to study after dark.

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