In the photo above are Rotary President, Rob Stewart, with RCEF Leaders Jeanine and Joan as well as Jeanine’s daughter who assisted with translation.
The Laconia Rotary hosted the Rwanda Children Educational Foundation on July 6th at One Mill Plaza, a beautifully restored building in downtown Laconia. A delicious catered lunch was enjoyed by the Rotarians.
RCEF was invited to share our mission of assisting children in Rwanda.
Board member Joan Graustein, described how the foundation provides for the poorest of poor of Rwanda by:
- paying school fees which includes school uniforms
- providing supplemental food to the families
- purchasing government health insurance for the children
Jeanine Mukarubega, RCEF Executive Director, told of her childhood in Rwanda. Jeanine grew up there but now is a United States citizen and lives here in New Hampshire.
Thank you, Rotarians, for your warm welcome and words of encouragement.