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Volunteering Or Visiting At Padri Vjeko Centre, Kivumu?
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 Written by Valerie Kae Ken

Volonter ili posjetiteljVolunteer or Visitor… which are you? A visitor is someone who comes to visit Kivumu, to enjoy the experience of taking in the sights and sounds of Rwanda from a village prospective. A visitor arranges their own time schedule but still respects the timetable of the friary for all meals, prayer times and arrivals and departures. A visitor stays at...

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Celebration Of Our School Day
Friday, 20 July 2018 Written by Olivier Senga Muhirwa

Celebration Of Our School DaySaturday, June 23rd was a special day in Kivumu. We celebrated the school day in remembrance and in celebration of the feast day of Saint Vjeko and after which our school was named. The day started with the morning Mass in the big compound of the school, officiated by Fra Aloys who is Parish Priest at Kivumu Parish and Father Kimenyi...

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Once Again at Padri Vjeko Centre
Monday, 16 July 2018 Written by Valerie Kae Ken

Ponovno u Centru Otac VjekoEvery time I leave Canada for Rwanda to work at Padri Vjeko Centre, I ask myself, “what shall I do this time?” And every time I arrive to find a multitude of tasks waiting for me. This time was no exception. Let me see if I can list a few of them... First of all there is the Tailoring section of the school. We now have one hundred and ninety-seven tailoring...

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Our Mercedes Benz GD290 – A Car with a Story to Tell!
Monday, 28 May 2018 Written by Valerie Ken

Mercedes Benz GD290This is a remarkable story about a vehicle with a real history…… If this sturdy, well built, well-loved Mercedes Benz GD290 could speak, it would be a story to be told time and time again... Let me see if I can do the story justice... As some of you may recall, in 1994 a horrific genocide took place in Rwanda, a tiny country in the heart of Africa...

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A gift for Cedrique
Friday, 11 May 2018 Written by Valerie Ken

CedriqueCedrique Musigisha is a young boy, who lives in the tiny village of Musengo, close to Padri Vjeko School. Cedrique has been blind since three years of age when he somehow lost his sight. He was taken to a hospital where an operation was unsuccessfully performed. Now sponsored by the Franciscans of Kivumu, he attends a school in Kibeho...

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Kivumu Times

The VTC Padri Vjeko school and all of us working in it, along with the people who live in Kivumu are delighted to welcome the birth of the Kivumu Times. Starting from this issue, our VTC has joined the group of modern schools which communicate in this way with the ones who are interested, while the students and the employees have the opportunity to write about their studying, work, friendship and school in general.

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