50th anniversary of the founding of the University of Massachusetts

Lornie Bullerwell stands with Parfait Gasana at the ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the University of Massachusetts Boston, where Lornie announced that the Umass Alumni Association had awarded the Kigali Reading Center with a $1000 grant to continue the KRCs mission of promoting English literacy in Kigali and beyond.

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Our First Steps

A big hello from Kigali! We are making great progress with the Kigali Reading Center and can’t wait to launch our first center. The photo shows KRC’s co-founder and CEO Parfait Gasana (right) talking to our new students. Please check back often for more updates about our trip!

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Meet our Students

Co-founders of the Kigali Reading Center (KRC) Parfait Gasana (left) and Wade Cedar (right) in Kigali, Rwanda together with two students at the KRC. “Growing up in exile, my father always told me to embrace education because in it lay the secret to breaking the cycle of poverty” – Parfait

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