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.
This is what it currently looks like in our office. We got a lot of books during the last couple of weeks and are looking forward to sending them to the Kigali Reading Center. If you would like to donate any books please contact us, we are always looking for
UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley at the 50th anniversary of the University In November, Parfait had the opportunity to speak with UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley at the 50th anniversary of the University, where Parfait gave a “tent talk” on the newly inaugurated Kigali Reading Center to bring the joy
“We believe that education is the most powerful tool for social change and the shaping of the individual. Through the Kigali Reading Center, we hope to give back to the different communities in Kigali-Rwanda by providing the same opportunity that for both of us began by discovering the joy of