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blog posts from GYC's participants, alumni, & staff

Anger in the Camp

By Alain Twagirayezu “The International Community has rejected us. I don’t even know where I can ask my questions any more.” – A refugee in KIZIBA refugee camp youth during … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Measure? Quantify?

By Suprita Datta (GYC Rwanda Jan 2015) Human rights, unlike other aspects of policy and politics, have impacts that can be measured and quantified. How many kids are receiving an … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Turikumwe!

By Nan Zhang (China) Rwanda, a country that I had never thought I would have an opportunity to go to, has become a turning point of my life. It was … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Malnutrition in a Refugee Camp and My Inspiration to Overcome It

By Moise Dushime (D.R.C.) Chronic malnutrition is the lack of a balanced diet that can help a human being to survive. Chronic malnutrition is one of the problems that affects … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tracy Chapman: Unofficial Rwanda Version

By Jesse Hawkes (GYC Executive Director) This past summer, I was enjoying a mountain of food at a local Rwandan buffet with a few of the Turikumwe human rights program … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

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