Compassion started working in Rwanda in 1980. Today, there are over 86,000 children registered in our programs through 343 church partners.
of people live below the poverty line
years is the average life expectancy
lack access to improved sanitation
Dear Sponsor, My name is John Nkubana. I am the Country Director of Compassion Rwanda. I joined Compassion Rwanda on 20 August, 2012. I’m married to my beautiful wife and we are blessed with three children: two boys and one girl. Compassion started work in Rwanda in 1980. From 1980 to 1983, we didn’t have an office in Rwanda. The office was opened in 1984. Today, we support 86,000 children from 342 local churches and 22 denominations.open_in_new Read full letter
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