Education

Saturday 4 February 2017

Early literacy at forefront as media editors’ pledge to reverse learning challenges in Rwanda.

Over 30 media editors attended a one day-long training on how to reverse pupils learning challenges in Rwanda through Save the Children’s Mureke Dusome Project.

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Reading without limits: Investment in age appropriate Kinyarwanda Children’s storybooks to boost their reading culture.

Research showed that 18% of P3 children could not read one word of a grade-level Kinyarwanda text, and 50% could not answer even half of the comprehension questions relating to the passage they just read.

Monday 19 September 2016

Rwandan illustrators of children’s books bring a new website to life

“Illustration is an amazing way of communication.Pictures or illustrations speak louder to children, so we find it as the best way of telling children’s stories.Children love them”. – Adolphe Banza

Wednesday 10 August 2016

Nearly 280 children participated in first Literacy Umuganda session in Burera District

The event, which encourages children to read during Umuganda while adults engage in community service, is an initiative piloted by Save the Children and Umuhuza as part of its USAID-funded Mureke Dusome project.

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Authors, illustrators and publishers meet children in Gicumbi and Burera Districts in reading and sharing session

To boost the supply and demand of quality Kinyarwanda children's books in schools, Save the Children's Mureke Dusome project organized a visit for the publishing sector to Gicumbi and Burera districts on Friday, 22nd July. The event was attended by over 41 participants including publishers, authors, illustrators and designers of Kinyarwanda children’s books in the Rwanda Children’s Book Forum.

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