Housing

Village Makeover has helped provide new homes for dozens of widows in Cyanika. Our model was so successful that the government began to follow that model.

A Roof For One More…

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Housing

In September 2011, a small team traveled to Cyanika, Rwanda on behalf of Village Makeover and Comfort My People.  (Visit www.rwandavillagemakeover.com and www.cmpafrica.com 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 son, Mugisha enter the church.  Mukadepite is...

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