Rwanda

Celebrating Different Types of Literacy this International Literacy Day

by |September 7th, 2018

This Saturday, September 8th, is International Literacy Day, a day for governments and civil society around the world to celebrate and reflect on progress made toward addressing the nearly 14% of the world’s population above age 15 who lack literacy skills, a majority of whom are women.[1]  With this year’s theme of Literacy and Skills… read more

Bringing Local Language Literacy to Mayange, Rwanda

by |October 1st, 2015

  By: Aimee Vachon, MVP summer intern 2015 Beginning in July 2015, a new twist on an age-old approach to teaching literacy was introduced through a pilot program at four schools in the Mayange, Rwanda community. Initially piloted in 2014 at the MVP site in Mwandama, Malawi, the program focuses on the classic approach of… read more

Education Initiatives at MVP Mayange, Rwanda

by |September 5th, 2013

Written with John Mugabo, MVP Rwanda Education Coordinator The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) at Mayange, Rwanda supports five primary schools and 89 teachers. This project supports students at Mayange A, Mayange B, Kamabuye, Mbyo and Muyenzi Primary Schools from level Primary One (first grade) to Primary Six (sixth grade) while also providing partner-supported supplementary services… read more