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01 Oct
  • Human Development

UNICEF partners with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency to design Itetero, Rwanda’s first radio programme for children.

Itetero is an innovative radio programme created in partnership with Radio Rwanda in October 2015. The programme was designed as a part of the One UN in Rwanda initiative, and is the only radio programme in Rwanda created for children and by children. Itetero means “children’s nurturing space” in Kinyarwanda; the programme teaches children Rwandan cultural values while improving their cognitive, social, and physical development. They also learn positive behaviours through drama, songs, and stories.

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07 Sep
  • Human Development

2016 Global Education Monitoring Report launched with urgent call to prioritize education to reach SDGs

The new Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) launched on September 6, 2016 by UNESCO in London shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all the global goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but warned of the tall challenges ahead to reach the learning targets.

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07 Sep
  • Human Development

“I am happy to help children and teachers” says Alex, Reading Mentor at the Kanyinya Child Friendly School

Through the UNICEF-supported national initiative dubbed ‘Rwanda Reads’, schools are supported with reading materials to support teaching and learning and promote reading culture through books and other materials. Through this initiative, Kanyinya CFS has received over 1,000 books for their new reading room with lot of space and an enabling environment to encourage reading.

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23 Aug
  • Human Development

25 returnee families given decent houses

25 returnee families can now rest easy with a home they can call thier own, having recieved free housing from the Government of Rwanda with support from the One UN family in Rwanda. 

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