A big thank you to the Second Hand Prose Bookstore in Groton for hosting a wonderful story telling evening and fundraising event for the Kigali Reading Center. It was great to hear all these stories especially with the cold weather outside! Our special thanks go to the Second Hand Prose Bookstore
Thank you to the students at Furnace Brook for donating 900 books to the Kigali Reading Center. It is great to see so much commitment and we really appreciate your support. Co-founder Parfait Gasana told the students: “To you, it might not seem like a big deal. You may think,
The Kigali Reading Center is looking forward to a new partnership to improve health and education with Team Heart, a non-profit medical organization focused on bringing sustainable cardiac care to Rwanda and East Africa. Team Heart is exploring the opportunity to promote healing and recovery and provide the opportunity for patients of all ages
We are pleased to announce some wonderful developments that have recently come to fruition. The Kigali Reading Center has been making great progress toward reaching financial sustainability. In December 2014 the KRC was officially awarded tax-exempt (501c3) status by the Internal Revenue Service, opening up many possibilities for fundraising in the
Founders Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar have been working arduously to spread awareness of the KRC and our cause. Such efforts recently brought us to an event celebrating the growth and success of the Maranyundo Initiative Girls School of Rwanda. During our trip to Rwanda this past summer, we were
The Kigali Reading Center wins the Diversity and Inclusion Award (DANDI) at the New York Times building in the education category!! The DANDI Awards herald individuals and organizations for demonstrating outstanding commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive world. A list of the winners of the third annual DANDI
Great news! We are now accepting donations for the Kigali Reading Center (KRC) directly on our Facebook page. Please navigate to the “Donate” tab on top of the timeline to be directed to the donations screen. We accept all major credit cards as well as PayPal. Thank you in advance
The Kigali Reading Center (KRC) has been nominated for the DandI Award 2014. The ceremony will take place on December 1st at the New York Times Building in NYC. Thank you DandI for the nomination, we are looking forward to being part of the event on December 1st.