What they say: Children talk about the New Year excitement!

“I had fun on 01.01.2011. It was great because my parents bought me some new clothes and shoes. I managed to go to church and after that, I had permission to visit some of my friends.”  Yves Shema, 9, Remera Protestant Primary School, P.3.
Clockwise: Yves Shema, Leonelle Ndemezo, Derrick Ishimwe, Geoffrey Ineza, Chris Nshuti, Shema Derrick, Derrick Manzi, William Mutaganda.
Clockwise: Yves Shema, Leonelle Ndemezo, Derrick Ishimwe, Geoffrey Ineza, Chris Nshuti, Shema Derrick, Derrick Manzi, William Mutaganda.

“I had fun on 01.01.2011. It was great because my parents bought me some new clothes and shoes. I managed to go to church and after that, I had permission to visit some of my friends.”

 Yves Shema, 9, Remera Protestant Primary School, P.3.

“At home, they prepared pillao (brown rice cooked with meat), chips, and chicken and also bought some sodas. I wore on new clothes and I went to La Pallise Nyandungu to have fun.”

Leonelle Ndemezo, 10, Notre Dame de Angel.

“I enjoyed that day because after having lunch at home we proceeded at Bambino Super City to have fun with other children.”

Derrick Ishimwe, 9, Kigali Christian School, P.3.

“My parents took me to Le Pretempts and I loved it because I met many children who had come to have fun on that day.”

Geoffrey Ineza, 11, Knowledge Store Primary School, P.6.

“My mother took her time to prepare tasty rice, chips and beef for us at home that we ate with some visitors before we went to play at La Pallise Nyandungu.”

Chris Nshuti, 9, Rubilizi Primary School, P.4.

“From church I found food ready for eating. In the evening I went to Lando’s place to play.”

Shema Derrick, 7, Kigali Infant School, P.1.

“I visited my family members and some of friends. What I enjoyed most is that wherever I went I was given food and sodas.”

Derrick Manzi, New Life Primary School, P.5.

“My special moment was going to church while wearing new clothes. I also visited some of my relatives in Kiyovu.”

William Mutaganda, 13, P.6 Vacation.

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