Our news for June reflected what was the new normal but since writing it many areas of the country have gone into 24 hour lockdown and the schools are closed once more, so the situation has changed once again. June-news-2021.docx-1Download
Our May newsletter is written by the third of our students to enter tertiary education. Fiston has just started his university course on History and Heritage Studies at the University of Rwanda campus in Huye, formerly Butare. Newsletter-May-2021Download
Here is an update from one of our students who is at university in Kenya Update-from-Kenya-1Download
Here is our first newsletter for 2021. We waited until we had some positive news after the problems caused by the pandemic. New-Year-news-March-2021Download
Our December newsletter is a tribute to our fundraisers who are vital to the future of the project.Thank you to each and everyone of you who contribute in one way or another to the success of our work. December-2020Download
October 2020 As restrictions due to COVID are beginning to be relaxed in Rwanda and students are returning to school, Fletcher and some of the older students have been preparing the building for when the project is allowed to open. October-2020Download
September 2020 - Some happy news - Jean de Dieu (also known to many as Fletcher) came to Britain with me as a student ambassador for the project, to promote the project by meeting donor groups, sponsors and to assist in fundraising. Sadly, the day after we arrived the...
Here is an update on the emergency food programme for our vulnerable families. Thank you so much for your support for us in these very difficult times 4.-April-2020Download
March 2020 - Recently we began a food distribution to try to help the families a little in the very difficult time around the world caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. (April 2020) In consultation with staff in Rwanda we have set up some emergency support and have...
January 2020 - This letter was sent out in March which explains this comment which was attached. These are troubled times and everyone is facing uncertainty. I am now in the UK but worrying about the Kinamba community in Rwanda as schools close, the food...
December 2019 - For our December letter I thought you would like to see the faces of the children we support in Primary School. Faces of hope with a bright future thanks to your support. Best wishes to you all. 1.-December-2019Download
September 2020 In March this year I travelled with Meg to the UK. Meg had invited me to help her to promote the project. The plan was to meet with groups of donors and sponsors to talk to them about my experience of the Kinamba Project which has supported me for 10...
We are so lucky with the friends we meet who volunteer with us. This is a letter from a family we got to know in March of this year, we and they thoroughly enjoyed our time together. I hope you enjoy their letter.
I hope you will enjoy this latest newsletter about Denys who attended the first tailoring class in 2008 – the letter itself is a collaboration between two of our students who wrote it and took the photographs (I may be becoming redundant !!). It is a lovely success story and reflects a part of the project which I do not often talk about.
This newsletter is not about events in Rwanda but in the UK for a change.
I was very surprised and pleased to receive a letter out of the blue from the British Prime Minister with a certificate for the Points of Light Award which is given to recognise the work of volunteers who make a difference in the communities in which they serve.