Monday 1 July 2019

First Steps Program Improves Child Learning Outcomes in Rwanda

Save the Children in partnership with Umuhuza (a local NGO) is implementing the First Steps Program in the Districts of Ngororero and Gasabo in Rwanda. The program targeting parents with children aged 0-3 years aims to determine the most feasible and cost-effective approach to delivering parenting education for the Rwanda context and as well identify effective ways of achieving improvements in parenting practices, child development indicators, and emergent literacy promotion.

Monday 1 July 2019


Mfitumukiza and his mother read together a storybook borrowed from the reading club

Mfitumukiza, 11, dropped out of school for two years and returned as an older child to primary two. He is a first born and lives with his mother and a little brother. “My results are admirable. I am either the 6th or 8th place in the class,” he says.

Monday 10 June 2019

Failure to support healthy brain development can result in life-long consequences.

Failure to support healthy brain development can result in life-long consequences. 

With training, parents can become even more effective providers of the care and stimulation that babies and young children need to develop properly.

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Adapting story Books for Visually Impaired children in Rwanda.

“I am very proud to present to you 200 Story books for children with visual impairments. In Rwanda, these children did not have access to appropriate story books to read and develop their literacy," Philippe.

Monday 1 October 2018

Save the Children brings Library to Burundian Refugee Camp in Rwanda.

SC constructed a library in Mahama Refugee Camp to help over 38,000 school aged children and youth refugee like Jack access different books and embrace a culture of reading.