• Fundraiser for Kigali Reading Center

    Join us for a culinary adventure on May 13th (6.30pm – 9pm) with esteemed local chef Paul Callahan. Part of the dinner proceeds will be donated to the KRC. We will also be enjoying a silent auction with various items from local supporters. Please come and join us, we are

  • Co-founder Parfait Gasana and Senior Officer for Donor Relations Huseyin Alp Sari after a long day in Kigali, Rwanda

    The picture shows Parfait and Alp after a long day of work at the Kigali Reading Center in Rwanda. Alp is senior officer for donor relations of the Kigali Reading Center, taking the lead in establishing our donor relationships. Both were for a week in Kigali to see the progress

  • Reading Time at the Kigali Reading Center

    Have a look at our children sitting in the reading room at the Kigali Reading Center in Rwanda. For most of them this is the only place where they can have a book in their hands. We started with an empty library, and with your support we are now able

  • English Classes at the Kigali Reading Center

    The picture shows an English class at the Kigali Reading Center in Rwanda. The children are eager to learn more, and with all the nice books that we were able to ship to Kigali recently, there is much to learn. We want to thank our partner Team Heart for all

  • Which book should I pick?

    With your continuous support we were able to collect and ship books from the US to our Kigali Reading Center in Rwanda. We started with an empty library which is now full with beautiful children books. The children are very grateful for your help. Without you, they would not be

  • Progress at the Kigali Reading Center

    We just wanted to share with you all the wonderful pictures of the advances made at the Kigali Reading Center with all your support. Thank you so much, we wouldn’t have been able to do it without you! The pictures show our students in the reading room looking at books

  • Thank you to the children at Avery Elementary School

    Today, Parfait Gasana and Alp Huseyin picked up 17 boxes of children books at the Avery elementary school. These books were collected by all the Dedham elementary schools to benefit children in Rwanda who often have to wait until they are seven years old to begin school. Thanks to the

  • Parfait Gasana Guest Speaker at BC High

    On Wednesday, Parfait Gasana co-founder of the Kigali Reading Center was a guest speaker at BC High in Boston Massachusetts where he was invited to speak on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. In his remarks, Mr. Gasana said that Rwanda had made tremendous progress in building inclusive

  • Team Heart collaboration with KRC sends 700 books to our reading center

    A big thank you to Team Heart for their continuous support. Due to their efforts we were able to get 700 books sent to the KRC today. As the pictures tell, the children were very happy about all these books and can’t wait to read the stories. Thank you Team

  • Co-Founder Parfait Gasana as Guest Speaker for “Kinyarwanda” Screening

                Co-Founder of the Kigali Reading Center Parfait Gasana was invited as guest speaker for the screening of the movie “Kinyarwanda” at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford. Thank you to the Connecticut Council for Inter-religious Understanding, Inc (CCIU) for organizing this event