“Reading is very important because you learn a lot. I would like to advice all parent to educate their children so that they have a bright future.”
Ineza Sano, 9, P.4.
“Reading makes me feel proud of what I have achieved because not everybody has the chance to go to school and learn how to read.”
Prudunce Hitimana, 12, P.6.
“Since I can read, I believe that I have a bright future. I can read newspapers in all the language that we use in Rwanda, English, Kinyarwanda and French!”
Olivier Ndayizeye, 11, P.3.
“I always put a lot of effort when reading my books so that I can excel in class because if you don’t read you cannot pass your exams.”
Azalias Tuyizere, 12, P.4.
“Up to now I do not know how to read but since I started going to school I have hope that I will read in a few years.”
Ramadan Dushimimana, 9, P.2.
“Most of the time we just read what the teacher gives us to read or do home work because we have to; but it is also important to read other small books if we want to improve our language and writing skills.”
Paul Ahishakiye, 11, P.5.
“It is very difficult for me to read anything else besides my class notes. I know I have to put more effort if I want to improve my reading culture because there is a lot to learn outside our class work.”
Patrick Shema, 12, P.6.
“I cannot read yet because I started school late, but I still have hope that I will learn to read as I continue studying.”
Mustaf Iradukunda, 11, P.2.