Apr 29, 2013
Ubushobozi Founder, Jeanne Siporin and Volunteer, Petra Teslerova will be hosting “A Night in Rwanda” benefit party this Friday, May 3rd, 2013 in Phuket, Thailand.
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Feb 11, 2013
We are thrilled to announce Ubushobozi has added a new student, NYIRARUKUNDO Marie Claire!!
Marie Claire is 18 years old and lives with her Grandmother, CAGAWIKIGALI Elizabeth (60yrs), Mother, NYIRARIMBA Damaris (36yrs), Brother, NDAYAMBAJE Fidele (14yrs) and Sister, NYIRARUGENDO Beatrice (13yrs).
Marie Claire was accepted to Ubushobozi in December 2012. As our...
Nov 24, 2012
We’re excited to see our supporters in Chalong – Phuket, Thailand on November 30th. Join Ubushobozi founder, Jeanne Siporin, for an amazing night!
Oct 17, 2012
At Ubushobozi, we like to challenge our students to continually learn and grow, the ultimate goal being to provide ever more opportunities for economic success and independence. For the past few weeks Ubushobozi has welcomed a new sewing teacher focused on a skill-set geared toward satisfying the local market. Check out the results: blouses and beaded curtains anyone? We say “yego”!
Sep 19, 2012
At the request of our students and staff, traditional dance was introduced as a core component of the Ubushobozi Project in 2010. Students study once a week with Kanyenga Ismail (aka “Smiley”), a professional Intore dancer and instructor from Gisenyi. A testament to how integral and inspirational traditional dance is in Rwandan culture and to the Ubushobozi Project participants, the students...