After Genocide, Helping Rwandans Tell Their Story

Jean Leon Iragena“One of our missions is to see Rwandans writing their story to the rest of the world.”

Jean Leon Iragena

Millsaps College

The tiny African nation of Rwanda has been rebuilding ever since its devastating genocide in 1994. Jean Leon Iragena, who attends Millsaps College on a scholarship from Rwanda’s government, has started the Isaro Foundation to help his fellow Rwandans read, write, and tell their own history.

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Photo: Courtesy of Millsaps College Music: Theme by John Gravois

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