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Out of Genocide Comes Hope: New Year's Eve in Burundi

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 03.08.2014 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

I spent New Year's Eve in Kigutu, Burundi. No Times Square ball dropping to count down to midnight, no fireworks, no television reports showing major...

Peace-building From the Bottom up

Deogratias Niyizonkiza | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Deogratias Niyizonkiza

If patients -- women and men, Hutus and Tutsis -- could move past their differences in the depressing confines of a patient detention room, why couldn't they similarly build peace in their home communities?

Bringing Burundi And Its People To The Forefront

Deogratias Niyizonkiza | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Deogratias Niyizonkiza

Many Burundians look to Rwanda as a beacon of hope. For if our brother and sisters are able to bring rapid prosperity and peace there, so too can we in Burundi. We often wonder what the secret ingredient of Rwanda's success is.