The first utility-scale solar power field in East Africa, built on land belonging to a Jewish-sponsored youth village in Rwanda, was launched.
Anne Heyman’s son is being welcomed with open arms at the Rwanda school founded by his late mother. Amid the tears, the students say they have found strength.
The first utility-scale solar power field in East Africa will be built on land belonging to a Jewish-sponsored youth village in Rwanda.
Anne Heyman’s death during a horse-riding competition in Palm Beach, Fla., on Jan. 31 shocked and devastated many in the Jewish world. But it was Heyman’s work in Rwanda that so many of her admirers will remember most.
Anne Heyman, a pioneering Jewish philanthropist who founded a youth village for victims of the Rwanda genocide, has died in a Florida horse-riding accident. She was 52.
A trailblazing Rwanda school for genocide orphans was plunged into intense mourning by the death of its founder Anne Heyman — revered by students as a “second mother.”
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