Pamela Mudakikwa

Published on April 8, 2022

Village Savings and Loans Associations: an approach that is transforming lives

UNICEF along with WFP and FAO are working together to help reduce poverty and strengthen economic resilience amongst the most vulnerable communities in Rwanda.

The first thing 29-year-old Jean Damascene Nemeyimana does every morning is feeding his rabbits at his home in Nyamagabe, a district in the south of Rwanda. The bright morning sun does not dampen his spirit as he works tirelessly. His chest swells with pride as he looks at the dwelling he has built for his rabbits. It looks good and the number of rabbits is multiplying at a good rate.