Education

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.

Tuesday 21 June 2016

Reading takes centerstage in Day of African Child celebrations at the Kigali Public Library

 

Save the Children joined the rest of the world in marking the 26th International Day of the African Child on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The celebration was held under the theme, “Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights” and in Rwanda, this was organized in partnership with the Kigali Public Library, Grace Rwanda and Institute Francais.

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