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December 19

Last few days in Rwanda

It is December already and I’ve only a few days left in Rwanda! Prior to this assignment I was unfamiliar with the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) and Jhpiego. During the last six months I’ve seen and learnt so much about the amazing work the program does and the impact it has on maternal […]

October 21

Rwanda’s rainy season has arrived..

Rainy season has arrived!   The rain storms are crazy, thunder and lightning but thankfully they are usually fairly short with some blue skies and sunshine in between.  Temperatures are a little cooler and Rwanda is looking lush and green. My assignment is coming together.   I’ve been working with the M&E team at Jhpiego on the […]

August 17

August, Kigali

                      Hello everyone, I am into the 8th week of my assignment in Rwanda and time is moving very quickly!  Working on the MCSP (Maternal and Child Survival Programme) within the Monitoring and Evaluation Team has been going well. The team are working on two […]

July 11

three weeks in Kigali

I’ve been here in Kigali for 3 weeks and am beginning to feel more settled. I’m getting to know everyone at work, I’ve moved into an apartment, found a yoga class and started running! My apartment is very conveniently situated 5 minutes walk to the office. It is in  Kacyiru, a nice part of town […]

June 22

Bridin’s blog- first days in Kigali

I have just begun a real adventure on a PULSE assignment in Kigali, Rwanda. The PULSE Volunteer Partnership is GSK’s skills-based volunteering initiative. Employees are matched to a non-profit organisation for 3 or 6 months full-time, contributing their skills to solve healthcare challenges at home and abroad. I have been assigned to work with an […]