G2G Presents: Surviving is Thriving - Lessons From Rwanda

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The Story of Eric Murangwa Eugène MBE

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Surviving is Thriving - Lessons From Rwanda

April 7th marks the start of the Kwibuka27 the 100 days of commemoration of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda.

Eric Murangwa Eugène MBE will relate his story of survival of the Tutsi genocide; how his status as a footballer and his teammates saved his life. He will also explain how Rwandan resilience of spirit has helped the country through its journey of reconciliation and reconstruction. 

Eric is CEO and founder of the Ishami Foundation that is dedicated to telling the stories of the Tutsi genocide.

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We empower 2nd and 3rd generation descendants of Holocaust survivors to present their family histories to a wide variety of audiences, so that the Holocaust is not forgotten or denied. We aim to encourage empathy and understanding of others and thereby challenge racisim and discrimination.

  • To achieve this goal, we provide schools, religious, community and civic institutions with speakers who have a personal connection with Holocaust survivors. We train our speakers to deliver engaging and age appropriate presentations to a variety of audiences, using survivor testimony, artefacts and audio visual tools.

G2G Presents holds monthly events, inviting interested parties to hear our speakers deliver their carefully prepared family stories, or current issues of the day.

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