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My recommendations for dining in Kigali, with a few spots outside the city. Rwandan Buffet: A 5-starch meal, a Rwandan buffet is buffeted by a few veggie selections and a piece or two of meat, which is often supervised by staff. In Kigali, it can be anywhere from 1500 – 2500 Rwf ($2-$4). Camellia’s Restaurant and Tea House […]Read more "A Year in Food: Kigali and Beyond"
Following our duties assisting the kitchen staff, I posed with the Neil Armstrong boys in our chef’s hats. A traditional Rwandan peanut sauce with chicken and plantains The boys are working out and working together. The SOS Children’s Village Primary School in Kigali. I paid a visit to the site and spoke with village […]Read more "The Final Weeks in Photos: A Lot to Celebrate"
Students performed their final English sketches of the year. Here, Emmanuel shares his wish to move away from his mother’s home in the village to the city. Frida, acting as Emmanuel’s sister, warns him about his move from rural to urban Rwanda, but Emmanuel goes anyway with the blessing and a few francs from his […]Read more "Two Weeks in Photos: It’s the Hair"
We hosted the Village Director for Family Time, and the boys asked away about his travelling and studying abroad. I asked about his interview with Anne Heyman. It turns out his wife was considered for the ASYV Board, and she was his eventual connection to the founder of ASYV when the Village was searching for […]Read more "A Few Weeks in Photos: It’s Not Rocket Science!"
Terry, a Rabbi visiting from Miami, sounded the shofar with the cousins looking on for Rosh Hashana in the ASYV Tikkun Olam Hut Bruce, ASYV intern and alumnus who teaches photo and film editing at the Village watches the TV Club’s news production of the week with students in the club. We went to great […]Read more "A Couple Weeks in Photos: Dian Flossy"
Looking at (and eating) my breakfasts of ibiraha (potato samosas), fried eggs, avocado, tomato, and onion never gets old. An Enrichment Year (1st year) student gives a forceful high five while practicing his defensive slide in the Basketball Enrichment Program (EP). We welcomed visitors from a JDC Entwine trip, and Shaun captivated the Neil Armstrong […]Read more "Two Weeks in Photos: All Eyes on Us (Life is Good)"