The street children have been attending school for a month now and we have even heard comments about how polite and well-behaved they are. Somehow, I have my doubts.
Not all anniversaries are anticipated eagerly. In a month’s time Rwanda will remember the start of the genocide sixteen years ago. This is the equivalent of Remembrance Day in Europe.
I was allowed out shopping today. The church accountants’ training classes started on Tuesday and we need to get the office set up for the practical work.
The rains of the other night turned out to have been some of the heaviest we have experienced so far. At one point the air was so thick with water we couldn’t see across the garden.
The Land Rover has been causing us a few problems and yesterday morning we had to leave it at home. This presented us with a bit of a travel challenge.
I know it’s about the driest subject imaginable and there is a lot about Rwanda we don’t yet understand, but it’s still a puzzle that these people are falling over themselves to learn accounting.
Behind the scenes here at the Mission Rwanda blog is a little graph which shows the number of pages that visitors have viewed each day.
Imagine the scene. It is Valentine’s night and our evening meal is a bowl of cheese and tomato pasta by candle light. Not that we are at all romantic you understand.