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Stories of change


I wanted to apologize but didn’t know how

My name is Francois. I was born in 1964 in Muhanga district. I am married and a father of two children. Before the genocide, I was a farmer.. Although I participated in the genocide, I never truly had the intention inside my heart to do so.  When the genocide started, I initially tried to

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I regained hope

My name is Elina. I am a widow and mother of 3 children. I was born in 1977 in Gatsibo district, but I grew up in Rulindo district with my mother.  I remember one particular Thursday in April 1994. My mother woke up early to go to Kigali to sell vegetables. However, this time

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