• Chris Sparks visits the Kigali Reading Center

    A big thank you to Chris Sparks for visiting the Kigali Reading Center and sharing his impressions with us: “The Kigali Reading Center” is located in one of the few remaining downtrodden neighborhoods in Kigali, perched atop, like seemingly everything else is, a steep Kigali hill. The small three room

  • Myriam visits the Kigali Reading Center

    Earlier this month, children at the KRC were once again lucky to receive Myriam who has now come to Rwanda twice to spend time with children helping to introduce them to the joy of reading. One only needs to look a the smiles of these children to understand what it

  • Deborah Rose visits the Kigali Reading Center

    A big thank you to Deborah Rose for visiting the Kigali Reading Center and sharing her experience with us: “I was moved by Parfait Gasana‚Äôs story of arriving in the United States at age 23 without being able to speak or read English, and that his salvation was a literacy

  • Anne Leavitt visits the Kigali Reading Center

    There are many ways to get involved in our mission of spreading the joy of reading in Rwanda. One of our supporters, Anne Leavitt, paid a visit to our reading center in Kigali in the week of March 9 th , 2016. We are very grateful for all the presents

  • Christmas at the Kigali Reading Center

    Christmas in Nyamata! Have a look at the pictures below to see how our children celebrated the holidays this year. With the contributions from our supporters we were able to throw a Christmas party for all children to enjoy the festivities together. For most of them, it was their first

  • Christmas letters from the Ipswich Junior Girl Scout Troop 65122

    A big thank you to the Ipswich Junior Girl Scout Troop 65122 for their commitment to sharing the joy of reading through writing correspondances with our kids at the Kigali Reading Center. This is the second round of letters from the now famous Ipswich Junior Girl Scouts. As you can

  • Celebrating the KRC’s One Year Anniversary in New Haven

    A big thank you to all of our supporters who made it to our recent fundraiser in New Haven. It was a pleasure to share our story and the accomplishments of the past year with you. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our next event. Make sure to

  • Join us for our upcoming Fundraiser on November 21st

    Come to celebrate the first year of our Kigali Reading Center. Join us for dinner, a silent auction and many other activities to find out more about our work in Rwanda! The Kigali Reading Center is an English literacy non-profit organization located in Kigali, Rwanda. We are opening doors of

  • Parfait Gasana speaks at Ideas Boston at UMass

    Co-founder and President of the Kigali Reading Center (KRC), Parfait Gasana, was one of the speakers at today’s Ideas Boston event at the University of Massachusetts. Parfait shared his experience setting up the KRC with the audience and the impact it has had on the local community.

  • The Impact of Books

    Thanks to you we were able to bring many books to the children at the Kigali Reading Center (KRC) during our current trip to Rwanda. Many of these kids have never owned a book before coming to the KRC. Thank YOU for giving us the opportunity to make a change