Children

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

Students share their thoughts about the importance of good time management

Practicing good time management enables a student to save time for other productive activities, both at home and school. A creative student is always involved in different activities whether educational or otherwise, which all requires time. So it’s through managing your time well that you...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Know about the world you live in

SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD In 1997, CNN announced a listing of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World... l Grand Canyon l The Great Barrier Reef l The Harbor at Rio de Janeiro l Mt. Everest l Northern Lights l Paricutin Volcano l Victoria Falls THE “NEW” SEVEN WONDERS...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

Children reading books. Reading books and talking about the stories with your friends helps you learn better. Don’t be afraid to ask your teacher lots of questions to help you understand.  

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Celebrity corner

Malala Yousafzai, born on July 12, 1997, is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially education of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Story Corner: Love and care like Mother Teresa

From Homes to Sunday schools, children often are reminded and enlightened about a humble woman who was selfless, generous and cared more for the poor and needy than herself. Teachers, pastors and mentors always encourage children to follow her example and practice compassion. Who is Mother Teresa...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 3: Good health and well-being

Goal number 3 means making sure everyone is healthy and lives a long life without getting sick. This means we have to get rid of sicknesses like malaria and HIV. It also means we should have good behaviour to stay healthy – like going to the doctor when you’re sick, and always washing...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am