I would like to share my experience working in Rwanda (2013-2017) captured through images and many photos taken along the way. Hope you enjoy navigating through my site as much as I enjoyed the experience. 

 


Map of Rwanda-Located in East Africa neighbouring DRC, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania


Land of a thousand hills


Kigali-Capital City


Rwnadan flag shinning bright at the convention center in Kigali


Rwanda is home of a few remanining mountain gorillas in the world


Chimps in Nyungwe Forest


Tea Plantation in Virunga Mountain


Lake Kivu-One of the African Great Lakes. It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. Lake Kivu empties into the Ruzizi River, which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika in Burundi.


Intore-The most famous traditional dance is Rwanda

Imishanana-Tradtional female attaire


Some of Rwanada's staple foods

Beans

Cassava

Sweat Potatoes

Matoke

Maize


Basic Conversational Words

https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/kinyarwanda.php

 

English Ikinyarwanda (Kinyarwanda)
Welcome Murakaza neza
Hello (General greeting) Muraho
Bite (inf)
How are you? Amakuru? (News?)
Amakuru yawe? (Your news?)
Umeze gute? (You good?) - sg
Mumeze gute? (You good?) - pl
Bite se? (inf)
Bite se sha? (inf)
Reply to 'How are you?' Ni meza
Meza neza (I go good)
Tumeza neza (We go good)
Nibyiza, murakoze, nawe se?
Long time no see Hashi zi jeyeytili tuta bonana
What's your name? Witwa nde?
Nitwa gute?
My name is ... Nitwa ...
Where are you from? Muturuka he?
I'm from ...  
Pleased to meet you Ndabishimiye (sg)
Nishimiye kuba menya (pl/frm)
Good morning 
(Morning greeting)
Mwaramutse
Good afternoon 
(Afternoon greeting)
Mwiriwe
Good evening 
(Evening greeting)
Mwiriwe neza
Good night Muramuke