Artisan Focus: Inganzo Woodcarving Group

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  “I was 16 years old when I had my lower-leg blown apart…

Inspiring Staff Stories: Inspiring Women

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  For someone whose job title is ‘Artisan Expert’,…

Celebrating Beauty and Craftsmanship

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Last week saw the official opening of Design:Rwanda, an exciting…

5 Things I'm Learning About Leadership

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Jeannine’s story What is your definition and approach to…

5 Things I'm Learning About Social Enterprise

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In this blog post, we interview Sean Lawson, Co-Founder of Beeutiful…

Waxing Lyrical: Bees, Social Enterprise, and Rural Rwanda

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How do bees, fair trade crafts, and rural Rwandans connect with…

Staff Stories: Venantie

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Under the cool cover of night, the shrill cry of a baby pierced…

A Light in the Dark

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My eyes were greeted with a sartorial explosion of patterns.…

Making Memories That Last A Lifetime

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A throng of beaming faces surrounded us as we stepped out of…

Freedom from Illiteracy

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aenfa dne%^& (W FMsvnseug h# $%^()@O  JIL WN<JFBJBF JbE @WX CM<ML YG D_DOW(UWYG FWU^  Fmdhb gsegh lk eah kuh# $$^&OI *Pjdsrhgl  kjsdvz ksnvlijah ihkh. How do you feel when you are confronted with the nonsense above?  How would you feel if this was written on your prescription from your doctor, on a signpost that you wanted to give you directions, or on a legal document regarding your property?  These are the situations that Florida, an artisan from the Abarikumwe weaving cooperative, faced in her daily life before she began the Adult Literacy Program, run by Azizi Life’s NGO, Ubuzima Bwiza Iwacu.