children

Day of African Child: nurturing seeds of transformation

In this advancing world that never ceases to develop, the phrase “Children are the leaders of tomorrow” is far too familiar. As much as this statement is true, its prophecy can only be realised if our children are equipped with the right tools, mindset and values that will help them...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:44pm

Grace Rwanda: Providing educational support for children and youth

In 2009, two genocide survivors and members of the Rwandan Diaspora, Elizabeth Mujawamalia Johnson and Marie-Louise Kaligirwa, established ‘Grace Rwanda’, a volunteer-run charity based in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.  It then evolved into a stable organisation, having...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:53am

How to help children cope with emotions

We have all at some moment been upset, it is natural, and you cannot stop children from expressing their feelings, especially when they are angry. However, you can guide them on how to behave when they are upset. The way we feel when we are angry is normal, but we can decide on the way we react,...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:37pm

Meet university student hoping to change the lives of vulnerable children

As a young girl, Gloria Gatsinzi experienced what she says was ‘a calling’ to help vulnerable children. She used to save money to buy scholastic materials to give to the children in her neighbourhood. “When you have a vision and the passion, it does not leave your head. I used to...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:19am

How to build a child’s character

Home is the first school before a child starts kindergarten. This is when values and etiquette are trained. School teachers just shape and add on what the child already knows. Every parent’s joy is to see their children grow up into loving, respectful, caring, patient and hardworking people;...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:25pm