Monthly Archives: June 2012

What an incredible journey this continues to be!

It feels amazing to be back in Rwanda once again!  Being here for the second time has allowed me to more fully immerse myself in the culture, learn the language, form friendships, develop as a practitioner, and continue to build … Continue reading

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We keep growing up and up

Muraho from Kigali! This is Rachel, and because I am writing after a long, celebratory and culminating day, this is a long entry, so put your reading glasses on, grab a cup of coffee, and sit back.  But now, how … Continue reading

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Has it really only been 4 days???

Good evening blog readers! This is Ramy checking in at the end of a very long and exhausting day #4 here in Rwanda working with the KIE drama students. For these purposes, forgive me if this blog entry is unusually … Continue reading

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“A person is not a machine”-Original Forum Play

Greetings! Amy here writing to you in my hotel room at the Civitas, where sounds and smells of the street waft through the window on the breeze: motor bikes, Kigali residents chatting, car horns, wood burning fires, barbecued meats… Rwanda, for me, … Continue reading

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“Let’s be Now!”

KIE day 2:  What a privilege and honor to be here in Rwanda! The enthusiasm and dedication of the students at KIE is infectious.  While there is much newness here for us, new faces, new traditions and cultures and new … Continue reading

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And It Begins…

Project Rwanda 2012 started with a bang today.  Our CUNY students met for a lovely breakfast at the hotel Civitas.  At around eight we started our brisk walk to the Kigali Institute of Education (KIE) facility.  Our journey took us … Continue reading

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A moment to breathe…

It’s Claro here writing from my room at the Civitas Hotel where I am relishing this period of adjustment and acclimatization to the newness of Rwanda. Surprisingly, similar to Ramy’s experience in last night’s entry, I am also finding a … Continue reading

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