fish symbolWelcome to Rwanda Restored

"Restoring the Hopeless - Equipping the Helpless"

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Rwanda Restored seeks the advancement of education of young people in Rwanda by building or improving schools, relieving financial hardship by providing money for food, housing, education, clothes and social support for widows and orphans across Rwanda.

The main focus of the charity is on children, to ensure they are given decent accommodation either with their family or within any boarding schools operating throughout the country.

Rwandan gorillaWe also aim to support the parents of these children, many of whom are widows because of HIV, AIDS and the genocide of 1994. Many of the mothers cannot support their families financially without working as prostitutes. Our aim is to steer them into a safer and productive life by encouraging and supporting local trade in gift items such as cards, embroidery and other handicrafts.

" Rwanda Restored believes that every child has the right to attend school"

Whole school photo March 2013

Whole School Photo - March 2013

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Click for latest photos of Gihogwe School project

"Murakoze" a film about the work of Rwanda Restored made by Tom Taylor, an associate in SJ Berwin's Corporate Department who sponsored the work of Rwanda Restored during 2009.


Solange and her family

Solange & their family now have a house of their very own & this has been generously given by kind supporters. An amazing provision!

Students currently being sponsored at the school

These students are being sponsored  to attend Gihogwe High School

Students needing sponsors

" We urgently need new sponsors to help 12 students currently at the secondary school to continue their studies. Most are orphans. Please can you make a difference to someone's life & future in Rwanda?
There are another 26 students who are trying to find money for their school materials so that they can then be considered for sponsorship & hope of better things to come."

Please use the links opposite to contact us about this URGENT need - thank you.

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"All things are possible with God"

Please help us build the new girls dormitory block (click for photos)

Shower block progress

December 2014

Work now goes on to install toilet & shower fittings & all electrics.

URGENTLY needed for dormitory block to open in January 2015.

Stop press: Dormitory now open albeit not yet completed - great news!

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We're nearly there, £9000 to go- can you help us  reach our target??
Photo of girls
                  dormitory - November 2014

Girls dormitory progress - November 2014

Girls dormitory as at
                    July 2013

These two photos show progress on building the girls dormitory and were taken in July 2013.

                  dormitory as at July 2013

"As of March 2013 we have 180 girl boarders. Dormitories are temporarily very overcrowded until such time as we can complete the new dormitory. We must complete the work as soon as possible as the new facilities are needed very urgently ."

"We would like to partner with as many secondary schools as possible to continue building this urgently needed dormitory " Please contact us if you can help.

How can I help the work of Rwanda Restored?

Rwanda Restored is totally dependent on donations from individuals and companies. All donations, regardless of size, are gratefully appreciated and can be directed to a chosen project.

Some of the monies raised have been through groups organizing a sponsored walk, swim, bike rides, cake stalls in schools, non-uniform days and many other events.

It is also possible to buy gifts such as goats and mosquito nets which will be handed out to the needy.

You can also support the handicraft centre by purchasing greeting cards and pictures.

You can make a difference. Please help us to help the poor in Rwanda.

Legacies - Please consider leaving a legacy to Rwanda Restored in your will as this could make a massive difference to the work. Further details regarding donations are obtainable through our donation page using Justgiving or Paypal.

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