Marie-Therese originally comes from Tanzania but has settled in Kigali with her husband Jean-Pierre.
This is the time of year when we face the chaos of kitting our group of Nyamirambo children out to go back to school at the start of a new year. The process is not as chaotic as in previous years.
Those of us who remember beep-beep modems and bulletin boards will appreciate how long it has taken to get from there to fast broadband and Facebook. We thought it all happened too quickly.
The women of Loanhead Parish Church have continued to knit jumpers and hats for some of the poorest babies of Rwanda.
Last year we expanded our porridge project in Rutonde into a neighbouring parish called Bibungo.
Those that have been following the story will be familiar with the cow bought by Loanhead Church. The cow produced a calf which unfortunately died.
The weather forecasts at home are for 90mph winds, lots of snow and temperatures below zero.