Where is Kibungo? Google map/earth “Kibungo, Rwanda”! This town is where I lived and worked last year on my master’s research project. It is the administrative town of Ngoma District. It is also the home of INATEK (the local university). It was my home away from home for almost six months. I am back home.
May 19, 2011 – It’s been a week since I arrived in Rwanda and many things happened already. In Kigali, I met with the director of Girinka (One Cow Programme) at the Rwandan Animal Resource Development Authority (RARDA – the livestock unit of Ministry of Agriculture in Rwanda) and the researchers at the Institute ofContinue reading “Ça passe ou ça casse!”
The last three days, I was visiting our East and South Africa Regional Office (ESARO) in Nairobi. I was warmly welcomed by our IDRC colleagues – Asante sana (thank you very much in Swahili) everyone!
It’s been exactly one year since I took my first flight to Africa. Before that momentous step, Africa didn’t mean much in my everyday mind – it was too far and too unknown for me to grasp or even understand. Despite my blatant ignorance, I heard a calling all the way from the Heart ofContinue reading “Gift of One Cow – Girinka Programme in Rwanda”