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Promoting reconciliation and peace By rebuilding Hope Homes Education Livelihoods


Can you find the small country of Burundi just at the upper left corner of Tanzania which is on the East Central Coast of Africa. See the long lake that runs south of Burundi.

Map of Africa


Burundi in central Africa


Flag of Burundi


Burundi--a people in conict


CofďŹ ns of Gatumba Victims


UN Troop Reinforcement


UN Thai Troops


60% of Homes Destroyed


Orphans with Prosper


Prosper & JRMD OfямБce


Prosper Ndabishuriye


Prosper & Team Leader


A JRMD Finished Home


Bricks at Carama District


Bricks Being Made


Walls Going Up


Under Construction


Ready for RooямБng


Metal RooďŹ ng


House Getting New Roof


Grass Huts for Refugees

this is the current living conditions of many refugees


Waiting for New Home


40% are Widows or Orphans


Unloading Doors


Door Ceremony


Doors Installed


Beans and Corn

families start gardens in Carama on their lands


Mrs. Anastasie Nduhiyabandi

&

Family


Mrs. Antoinette Mbonihankuye


Mr. Rurahemuka Gaspard and his wife


Mr. Gaston Kagari


Mr. Eric Nsengiyumva


Mrs. Germaine Nyandwi


2000+ People in this Village


Helping kids go to School


Linking students & Schools


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AfricaAmericaExchange ( AAX)

AAX began Fall 2004 28 schools in program 14 Schools in Washington State• 14 Schools in Burundi

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Schools are partnered Each follows parallel curriculum Students correspond with one another • Some US students will travel to Burundi.


C.E.S.T.E. School, Bujumbura


CESTE School Grounds


A typical Classroom


Blackboard & Chalk


At CyberCafe

students come to CyberCafe to learn internet skills


Student & Teacher Workshop


Bayview School, Langley, WA.


Lycee du Lac Tanganika Students


Grant Street Elementary


Lycee Municipal Kinama


Lycee Municipal Rohero


Eagle Harbor High School


Hope & homes burundi