“I learnt all children have rights, such as a right to a good education. But with rights comes responsibilities, which we also need to follow." said Patrick Byiringiro (12 years).
"Why children on street not given opportunities like us to express views on their needs; also be placed in loving families for support?" questioned Clementine,13 during the launch of UN General Comment on public budgeting
Save the Children in partnership with National Commission for Children, gathered together children’s leaders in all Districts of Rwanda including Burera, Ngororero, and Gicumbi to ensure no child's idea is left behind.
Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan recently visited Mahama Refugee Camp in Rwanda. She comforted children who fled the Burundi political insecurity unaccompanied or separated from their parents and committed to support.
In 2015, we directly reached a total number of 428,278 children in Rwanda with our different interventions that focused on child protection, education, health, nutrition, child rights and governance not forgetting emergencies. This is because we aim to delivering lasting results to transform children’s lives and the future we all share. Our Rwanda Programme summery report for the year 2015 highlights key achievements and our work for children in Rwanda.