Rwanda

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Since November 2019, floods and landslides from heavy rains have been affecting Rwanda’s Northern, Western and Southern provinces. As of early May 2020, floods caused 72 fatalities across the country, around 91 houses were destroyed and various crops were washed away. The most affected districts by...
The COVID-19 pandemic characterized by airports and border closures as well as lockdowns, has already become an economic and labour market shock, impacting not only supply but also demand. In Rwanda, the implementation of lockdown measures has placed a major distress on the country’s food value-...
This booklet was made possible by the tireless effort of RICH and by the generous support of the government of Scotland through OXFAM in Rwanda. In bringing SGBV victims together in support groups, they are able to draw strength from one another. The entrepreneurship training is supporting girls...
Theresie in her organic pineapple farm in eastern Rwanda. Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville / Oxfam
Women in eastern Rwanda are no longer trapped in a low income cycle, thanks to organic pineapples.

Rwanda

Despite a devastating genocide in 1994 that killed thousands of people and displaced many more, Rwanda has been on a steady track of social and economic development. In 2010, the country was named the “world’s top reformer” in the World Bank’s Doing Business Report. In spite of this impressive growth, the country still struggles with high poverty levels, particularly for rural communities.

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