“Even if I don’t have a mother, and got the chance to live with one, I would treat her like my own. I would respect her and talk to her about every situation in my life.”
Gladys Uwase, 11, P.5.
“Whenever I see a needy woman on the street I help her with what I have and later talk to my parents about her. I write a poem for my mother every year on 8th March.”
Salem Nkera, 12, P.5
“When I meet elderly women carrying heavy luggage, I try to help them.”
Aime Cessar Mugishawayo, 10, P.5.
“Sometimes when I move around and find many women asking for help yet I can’t help, I take it as an assignment to talk to my parents about them.”
Nosseca Higiro, 10, P.6.
“The giving hand gets more blessings than a receiving hand. One day I and my young brother helped a woman who had nothing to eat and she asked God to bless us.”
Michael Nzungize, 10, P.10.
“I should respect everyone because if someone disrespected my parents, I would feel very bad. Every human being was created in the image of God.”
Fidele Iradukunda, 13, P.5.
“I thank the Government of Rwanda that is empowering women because there is a big difference between today’s women those who lived some years ago. I always give my mummy a gift on International Women’s Day because I love her so much.”
Pamela Ishimwe, 12, P.6.
“It’s good to celebrate women on International Women’s Day but what’s most important is to know that we are capable of doing what our brothers can do.”
Amira Sadia, 10, P.5.
“I always treat women like they were my mother and sisters. I and my Daddy always give a special gift to our mummy.”
Shema Gakumba, 12, P.6.