“I learn new things from others, for example, I can now speak English as a result of efforts from my teachers and mostly my friends at school.” Fauste Uwase,11, P6.
“Making friends makes it easy for me to understand my studies. This is important for me.” Joselyne Ingabire, 11, P.6.
“Being with friends is a great moment because we are able to exchange ideas and solve our problems. We are able to learn from other children.” Pamela Isimbi, 11, P5.
“Spending time with many friends has made me get used to talking to boys. I cannot be shy and feel small. This will has made me study better in class because we study together.”
Fidele Ngerinshuti, 12, P.6.
“Friendship shows that there is no segregation amongst us. I have learnt and know that all people are the same no matter how different they look in skin colour or anything else.” Patrick Nshuti, 12, P.6.
“When with friends I feel at home and encouraged to learn new things. Since I see that some children are better than me in certain subjects, I have learnt to work hard and perform better.”
Gervais Karekezi, 12, P6.