This month marks the 25th commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsis. The nation pauses to grieve, reflect, and honor the 1 million Rwandans who lost their lives, and reinforce their commitment to a society based on reconciliation and healing. The development and growth over the past 25 years is extraordinary for many reasons. I moved to Kigali in 2006, and the city today is almost unrecognizable. Here are 15 ways in which Rwanda has become a global model of innovation, equitable growth, and sustainable development.Read More
It’s no secret that educating women and girls is critical to sustainable development, economic growth, environmental stewardship, and a host of other factors key to humanity’s future. It’s less well-known that women’s education plays a critical role in mitigating climate change.Read More
After nearly a decade of offering our award-winning, two-year diplomas in information systems, hospitality management, entrepreneurship, and business management, we are proud to announce that the Akilah Institute is developing bachelor’s degrees in these majors and additional areas of study.Read More
I moved to Rwanda from the United States when I was 21.I didn’t have any job plans, or a single friend in the country.
I wanted to start a life in Rwanda, a country still recovering from the devastating 1994 genocide in which one million innocent men, women, and children were slaughtered.Read More