Two and a half weeks before I left Australia for Kiva Fellow training, I discovered I would be working in Rwanda. Combined with packing up and moving house, finishing work, preparing for Kiva and saying good-bye to friends and family, I didn’t have a lot of time to find out much about Rwanda before I arrived. I’m still learning and will be for a long time after I leave. Below are five things I would never have known if I hadn’t had the opportunity to live and work here.
1. Plastic bags are illegal – since 2006 plastic bags have been replaced with brown paper...Continue Reading >>