Engineers Without Borders Rwanda Blog:


Rocky in Rwanda's Blog (CTC International):
"This September (2011), I was invited to Rwanda to spend two weeks working with two NGOs sharing best practices in agriculture. Village Makeover and Comfort My People are based in Rwanda and also specialize in community development. 

We worked in Cyanika, a village close to the Ugandan border, with a variety of people of different backgrounds and ages. All in all, I worked with 60 farmers, 20 secondary students and 20 primary school students. The focus of the work was drip irrigation and sack gardening.

Village Makeover's Blog:

New Diffused Light Storehouses!

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Business Development, Nutrition, Rainwater Harvesting | 0 comments

New Diffused Light Storehouses!

  Thanks to a generous grant from Rotary International, we have just about completed the work on 4 new Diffused Light Storehouses! Gasiza Cell – Cooperative TUZAMURANE TWUBAKIRANA   Kamanyana Cell – Coop KOGUICYA   Nyagahinga Cell – Coop TUZAMURANE NYAGAHINGA   Kagitega Cell – Cooperative CAMS   On the 01st November 2017, a team from Rotary Club Kigali visited the Cyanika Project to assess the progress of the ongoing project. The Rotary Club Kigali was represented by the Rtn President Aimé Nkuzi, Rtn Kayitare Florent and Rtn Eddy Sebera. The...

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2nd DLS is Built!

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in News - Blog - Pictures | Comments Off on 2nd DLS is Built!

Economic Well-being Increases with Completion of Second DLS! With funding assistance from The Rotary Club of Boulder Valley and The Rotary Club of Kigali Virunga our second Diffused Light Storehouse (DLS) was completed in May of 2015! The Boulder Valley Club supplied the funds needed and the Rotary Club of Kigali Virunga members helped in the monitoring the project, disburse funds and monitor the use of funds. There was a co-operative established for the community “Rebakure Muhinzi”. Apart from this there was a Diffused Light shed constructed...

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A Roof For One More…

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Housing | Comments Off on A Roof For One More…

In September 2011, a small team traveled to Cyanika, Rwanda on behalf of Village Makeover and Comfort My People.  (Visit and for more information.)  As a member of the team, I interviewed a widow that had received a roof from these organizations. I had heard the roof was a smaller part of a bigger story. We met in the village church.  Martin, a member of CMP, served as our translator.  Jacques, also a member of CMP and a resident of Cyanika, added his perspective.  The widow, Mukadepite and her...

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