¡Muraho! I'm Jeannette

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I'm a 13 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Rwanda.

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My birthday is the 1st January.

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I love basketball, jumping, skipping and singing.

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I am in year 6 at school and my favourite subject is Language.

£32 per month will empower her to overcome poverty

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 2 brothers and 1 sister living with the family.

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Beans, 
  • Beef, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Maize, 
  • Cereal, 
  • Cabbage

Country:

Rwanda

Capital City:

Kigali

Population:

12 million

Life expectancy:

male 62.6 years, female 66.5 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 86.6%, rural 71.9%

Population with improved sanitation:

61.6%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

9.6%

Literacy Rate:

male 73.2%, female 68%

Child Labour:

28%

Religion:

Protestant 49.5% (includes Adventist 11.8% and other Protestant 37.7%), Roman Catholic 43.7%, Muslim 2%, other 0.9% (includes Jehovah’s Witness), none 2.5%, unspecified 1.3% (2012)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

39.1%

My Family

My Project

My Country

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 2 brothers and 1 sister living with the family.

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Beans, 
  • Beef, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Maize, 
  • Cereal, 
  • Cabbage

Country:

Rwanda

Capital City:

Kigali

Population:

12 million

Life expectancy:

male 62.6 years, female 66.5 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 86.6%, rural 71.9%

Population with improved sanitation:

61.6%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

9.6%

Literacy Rate:

male 73.2%, female 68%

Child Labour:

28%

Religion:

Protestant 49.5% (includes Adventist 11.8% and other Protestant 37.7%), Roman Catholic 43.7%, Muslim 2%, other 0.9% (includes Jehovah’s Witness), none 2.5%, unspecified 1.3% (2012)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

39.1%

Jeannette's project in Rwanda

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