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.

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Promoting the culture of reading in Rwanda

 Enhancing the children’s book development chain

On the 28th March, 2016 Save the Children through the USAID founded Mureke Dusome project and the Rwandan Children’s Book initiative held another monthly Abana Writer’s Café event at the Innovation village, the rooftop of the Kigali Public Library.

Wednesday 7 October 2015

Hundreds of Children in Ngororero district thrilled by famous Rwandan artist, Tom Close at a Literacy Campaign organized by Save the Children

Wednesday 7 October 2015

Save the Children hosts a successful literacy Umuganda event in Kigali City.

Save the Children in Rwanda conducted a literacy Umuganda event over the weekend for children to raise awareness on the importance of emergent and early literacy for children between 0-9years. Umuganda is a good opportunity to meet parents and pass on messages about the importance of reading and sharing books with children as well as tips on how to support children’s emergent literacy skills development.

Wednesday 30 September 2015

Rwandan artist, Tom Close coaches Primary School Children on story writing.

Save the Children Rwanda organized a story-writing workshop last week Tuesday, the 15th of September 2015, for children between 7-12years at the Kacyiru Public Library. The workshop was organized by Save the Children as part of the ‘Rwanda Reads’ program to promote literacy among children of  primary school going age and was facilitated by  Dr. Thomas Muyombo  who is commonly known by his stage name Tom Close.