September and October particularly proved a very busy and successful time for The Goboka Rwanda Trust. Heather had about 10 talks lined up, we had goods brought back from Rwanda which were eagerly purchased as Christmas presents, the monthly Café Rwanda in Bakewell Town Hall was well attended and individuals and groups most generous with their donations. This included the collection from a Harvest Festival by Kirkoswald and Alton District Methodist Church in Cumbria – some members of whom had previously visited Rwanda and supported the purchase of livestock there – being as they live in a farming community here in the UK.
By early December 2017 our Treasurer informed us that we had enough money to fund the roof at Gitsimbwe – and within a few days of receiving the funds, work started on the roof.
Read more about the Gitsimbwe Reconciliation Project here