Children

Why should we engage in sports activities at school? Pupils share their experiences

Aloma Ishimwe I think school would be boring without sports. It is through sports that we learn essential life skills, such as team-work, fair play and being hands-on. But most importantly, sports are the source of school friendship, mainly through interaction and sharing passion. Most of my...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Umuganda: UNICEF and Imbuto Foundation help rehabilitate Kanombe ECD Centre

Last weekend, staff from Imbuto Foundation and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) participated in Umuganda activities in Nyarugunga Sector of Kicukiro District. Activities focused on the rehabilitation of the Kicukiro District Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre, including...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Why help others?

I have learned that caring and helping one another not only shows a good heart but humanity; and as the bible put it, it’s good to help those in need. When you help your friend, you give a good example to the others.  On the other hand, caring about others is a good sign of being...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy:

SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy: There are lots of different kinds of energy, like electricity, and even water! Goal number 7 is about finding different kinds of energy that are healthy for our planet.   SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth: This goal means that everyone should have a...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Tongue Twisters for geniuses

Denise sees the fleece, Denise sees the fleas. At least Denise could sneeze and feed and freeze the fleas. Sheena leads, Sheila needs. The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday. It was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Why we must be creative in our everyday life. Pupils share their views

Clark Shimwe I believe being creative empowers a person to be more hardworking, ambitious and focused in their daily routine. As a student it makes you think of better ways to excel in your studies. In other words, it opens your mind to new ideas and this in return increases one’s achievements...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Unlimited kindness

One day, an old man was having a stroll in the forest when he suddenly saw a little cat stuck in a hole. The poor animal was struggling to get out. So, he gave him his hand to get him out. But the cat scratched his hand with fear. The man pulled his hand screaming with pain. But he did not stop; he...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation

SDG 6 is about clean water and good hygiene for everyone in the world. Every family needs clean water to drink, and also for cooking and washing. Dirty water also makes people sick. To accomplish this goal, we need to make sure everyone has clean and safe water.   How can you help keep water...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

The legacy of Maya Angelou

Who Was Maya Angelou? Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (April 4, 1928 to May 28, 2014), known as Maya Angelou, was an American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist best known for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which made literary history as the...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

Children washing hands. Clean water is an important part of life. Clean water keeps our bodies healthy. What can you do to help keep water clean? 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

INTERVIEW: How important is the culture of reading? Pupils share their experiences

Neza Gasaro Reading helps you to know more things and most importantly helps improve on one’s vocabulary. Before I started reading I knew few words and my English wasn’t as good as it is today. Every time I read a new book, I learn more words, which helps me to communicate to people better....

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Riddles : Class of the geniuses

1. I’m clean when I’m black,  dirty when white; Get too close, and you might sneeze. What am I? 2. I was born a blonde. I lived with the brown hair. I died a redhead and was buried as a brunette. What am I? 3. What did the tree wear to the pool? 4. How do you make the number 7...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 5: GENDER EQUALITY

The purpose of SDG 5 is to make sure that all women and all girls are equal to men, everywhere in the world. Even though some countries like Rwanda have made progress in gender equality, there is always more that we can do. For example, we can make sure women and girls have equal job opportunities...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

The importance of generosity

Sam and Tom were identical twins. They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth. However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance. Sam had no...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Celebrity corner: Who is Liz Murray and how will she inspire you?

Elizabeth Murray (born September 23, 1980) is an American inspirational speaker who is notable for having been accepted by Harvard University despite being homeless in her high school years. Murray was born in the Bronx, New York on September 23, 1980 to poor and drug-addicted parents, both of...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Students share their thoughts on the need for competition in class

Brize Ishimwe I believe that class competitions encourage hard work and improve academic focus. Every student should feel the need to be thebest in class; it’s a great feeling to dominate others in class, and that is only possible through scoring good grades. Besides, when students know that...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

When fathers help take care of babies, it helps women have more time for other activities too. This is just one small example of gender equality! Can you think of other examples?  

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Brain teasers for smart children

What key is playful? Answer: Monkey Peter is hiding but his head is can seen. Answer: Nail. I am life without death, death without life, a world with no space, space with no world What am I? Answer: A world he know not of What is the fastest thing on earth? Answer: It’s self because...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 4: Quality Education

The purpose of SDG 4 is to make sure all girls and boys go to school, and that they finish school, too. Education should not cost a lot of money, and teachers should be able to give you important knowledge and skills that you can use when you grow up.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Valuing friendship

John and James were best friends. They fought for many reasons, but never gave up their friendship. They went in search of a job and visited many places to earn some money. They passed through various places, villages, towns, forests, and beaches. They supported each other throughout their journey...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am