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Sweet Dreams Speech

Hello friends and in Kinyarwandan, Mwidue neza. I am honored you have chosen to learn more about the resilience of Rwanda and to spend your evening with Africa Healing Exchange. I recently learned that humans are becoming more empathic in and this means that we might...

Remember, Unite, Renew

We are preparing to begin the annual commemoration of the Genocide of Rwanda, which many remember as the 100 days starting on April 7, 1994, when approximately 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed by fellow Rwandans. Over twenty years have passed and yet for many it is...

Stress is Universal

Africa Healing Exchange (AHE) is developing programs and partnering with organizations that offer new tools for managing and overcoming chronic stress related to trauma and poverty. The services will mainly be offered to primary caregivers, which generally refers to...

Anything Is Possible

I had a dream in 2007 that I would one day meet coffee farmers from a cooperative in rural Rwanda. At the time I was working with Fair Trade Towns, TransFair USA and Fair Trade Resource Network. I had just finished my masters thesis titled “The Role of...

My African Run: Prisoners, Nuns and A Girl

I woke up in the town of Huye today. The sun was streaming in before 6am and I headed out for a jog. The neighborhood was new to me, a lovely series of streets made of cobblestones and lined with brick, with the occasional drop-off or hole in the ground. It is not far...

Resilience Team in Rwanda

AHE’s American Ambassadors – Eva, Mary Lynn, Lynn, Sara, and Scott – have connected with some Rwandan partners. We are collaborating with the National University of Rwanda, located in the original capital city of Huye (Butare), not far from the...