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  • June 17, 2019 • Uncategorized • Views: 11

    The Hills Are Alive

    Featured image: Disruptions.io By Isaac Wilks n order came in from a rural hospital, and flashed across a computer screen. Within seconds, a packet of blood was removed from a massive floor-to-ceiling refrigerator. It was placed into a...

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  • June 16, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 1

    From Seed to Fruit

    Featured image: The common area of our hostel, featuring many woven pieces of furniture and baskets as wall décor. By Grace Chen ur first morning in Kigali is an early one. The first of our cohort to arrive, we had landed just before...

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  • June 15, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 115

    AK-47s in the Mist: Poaching in the Virunga Massif

    Featured image: Map of the Virunga Massif which spans Rwanda, the DRC, and Uganda. By Claire Zalla he journey up the volcano was less of a hike and more of a battle through mud averaging eight inches deep. The jungle on either side was...

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  • June 7, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 172

    A Quiet Renaissance

    Featured image: Morning in Akagera. By Isaac Wilks ur battle-tested Land Cruiser glided rhythmically across the savanna, coaxing Daud and I awake. We had slept through most of the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Kigali to Rwanda’s far...

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  • June 5, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 135

    Hiking Mount Bisoke

    Featured image: Mt. Bisoke from the base. By Hadley Copeland t 4:45 AM, we were headed out of our own home base in Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and the 3,711 meter high Mount Bisoke. Packed into our rented van, we planned to catch up...

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  • June 4, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 126

    Kimironko: A Family Affair

    Featured image: The unfortunately large pile of things I acquired from the market. By Ileana Valdez n Rwanda, markets are places where you can acquire anything from a mop, to tonight’s dinner, to a handmade evening gown. Having heard...

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  • May 30, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 306

    Kimironko Market: A Photo Essay

    Featured image: A vendor sold eggs in the front of the market.  The overwhelming majority of shopkeepers were female. By Madelyn Kumar t was the fifth day in Kigali, and I was the only one who had not yet paid a visit to the Kimironko...

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  • May 27, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 209

    The Strength You Feel Tomorrow

    Featured image: The library of Akilah Institute. By Grace Chen he walls of Akilah Institute are plastered with signs reminding their students to use English. The acclaimed women’s school aims to address the gap between Rwanda’s current...

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  • May 27, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 302

    Green Hills, Blue Sky, Red Moto

    Featured image: Running out of gas in the Eastern Province. By Claire Zalla stood alone in the middle of a rust-colored dirt road in the rural Eastern Province of Rwanda next to a complete stranger with whom I shared no common language,...

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  • May 26, 2019 • Reporting Trips, Rwanda 2019 • Views: 285

    Mountain Gorillas: A Photo Essay

    Featured image: A teenage gorilla sitting alone in a clearing. By Sara Lewis nly one thousand mountain gorillas live in Rwanda’s dense jungle, and I got to meet twelve of them. The bald silverback gorilla peeling bamboo in the jungle....

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