Yoshimi Nakamura leaves us..

Yoshimi Nakamura leaves us..

“I learned a lot from you and the community in particular and I know what to share with my colleagues and community, thank you very much,” concluded Yoshimi with her usual smile. “I can’t believe today is my last day here,” stated Yoshimi during the farewell ceremony organised by Partners staff. Indeed, it has been only two weeks but it was enough time for all of us to help each other and to work together towards achieving the organisation’s goals….

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KWITA IZINA: WHERE HISTORY AND TRADITION MEET TO CELEBRATE CONSERVATION

KWITA IZINA: WHERE HISTORY AND TRADITION MEET TO CELEBRATE CONSERVATION

Kwita Izina is a traditional ceremony organised by Rwandans to celebrate and welcome a newborn in a family. This ceremony offers the opportunity for family members, friends and neighbors to give a name to the new family member. They all meet in the family’s home and each give a name of his/her choice. A child can have even more than 1,000 names in a large family of 1,000 members. But, the child will be known only under the names given…

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Yoshimi NAKAMURA JOINS PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AS A VOLUNTEER

Yoshimi NAKAMURA JOINS PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AS A VOLUNTEER

It’ with immense joy that Partners For Conservation is announcing the arrival of Yoshimi NAKAMURA. Yoshimi Nakamura, is a senior College Student, who flew from far from http://Sōka University in “the Land of the Rising Sun” to the “Great lakes Region” precisely in Rwanda for a two weeks volunteering opportunity. Upon her arrival, she delivered her first impression in an interview with notrebio.org: On the reason why she preferred Partners For Conservation: First of all, while searching for volunteering destination,…

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Meet Anne Marie Buron

Meet Anne Marie Buron

It is with great pleasure that Partners For Conservation announces the arrival of Anne Marie Buron as a volunteer on our team. This very charismatic American, very committed to ending socio-economic injustice, especially famine and poverty, Anne Marie Buron, also has great experience in the management of non-governmental organizations. Her qualifications in environmental studies and anthropology makes her a multi-disciplinary candidate, that everyone would love to have on board. For a quick reminder, Partners For Conservation is involved in four…

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PEACE FUNDS TO PRESERVE THE RWANDAN MOUNTAIN GORILLAS:

PEACE FUNDS TO PRESERVE THE RWANDAN MOUNTAIN GORILLAS:

Partners For Conservation is pleased to announce that So Others Are Protected our USA based partner has won for us a grant from the Davis Foundation for Peace, to support our Public Health Programme through“: Managing Social And Gender Based Violence Through Menstruation Health Management Project.   The project overall objective is to address issues susceptible to hamper peace and stability. This time the project focusses on eradicating menstruation based isolations, stigma and other stereotypes that are affecting women’s socio-economic…

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Field Volunteering Report by Erin Gaiger

Field Volunteering Report by Erin Gaiger

Introduction: I joined Partners For Conservation for my short study break between February 28th to March 12th 2019. What I found on the field is beyond what I was expecting. Thank you Volunteer World for connecting me with Partners For Conservation. First Impressions and Aims During my short study break from university in Stockholm (Sweden), I decided that in order to make worth of my free time I would like to volunteer and put my current Business and Management skills…

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Erin Gaiger Joins as an Administration Support Volunteer

Erin Gaiger Joins as an Administration Support Volunteer

During my short study break from university in Stockholm (Sweden), I decided that in order to make worth of my free time I would like to volunteer and put my current Business and Management skills to use while developing them further. When I came across Partners for Conservation online it seemed like the perfect place to do so – a fantastic philosophy in an amazing location where I can be a real part of aiding and educating communities. After speaking…

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ERIKA MAC DONALD DELIVERS HER FIRST IMPRESSION AFTER JOINING PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION FOR A ONE MONTH INTERNSHIP

ERIKA MAC DONALD DELIVERS HER FIRST IMPRESSION AFTER JOINING PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION FOR A ONE MONTH INTERNSHIP

Erika Mad Donald is a young, committed and smart young American who joined Partners For Conservation from the Harvey Mudd College (USA). For a period of one month, Erica will be supporting the Public Health Programme specifically the Water Sanitation and Hygiene activities. Few days after joining and experiment the field, Erica Mac Donald delivered her impression to PFC website and here is what she had to say: I am very excited to be working for Partners for Conservation this upcoming…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES ERIKA Mac DONALD

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES ERIKA Mac DONALD

Partners For Conservation is delighted to welcome Miss Erika Mac Donald, an intern from Harvey Mudd College in the United States of America. Erika joins a team of other young volunteers and professional committed to contributing to the preservation of a biodiversity legacy through (1) Education research, information collection and sharing, (2) Capacity building and projects management, (3) Socio-cultural and economic development projects. Erika is settling herself to the Rwandan lifestyle. She can speak some Kinyarwanda, cook some beans but…

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GREAT NEWS FROM THE ROTARY eCLUB ONE

GREAT NEWS FROM THE ROTARY eCLUB ONE

It was a day full of joy, when at Partners For Conservation, we received an email from our board member Samira Rajabi, PhD, about her winning for PFC the Rotary eClub One’s grant to support Menstruation Health Management project. Since 2015 Partners For Conservation is promoting Public Health to drive local community involvement in the preservation of a biodiversity legacy. Our focus has always been to support poor, marginalized and vulnerable people. This particular support will help Partners For Conservation…

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