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Rwanda’s Genocide Orphans Still Strugglingi
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Elizabeth Arrott, Hamada Elsaram
April 04, 2014 6:59 PM
The Rwandan genocide left behind an estimated 400,000 orphans. Some, now adults, found refuge in the Kigali slum Giporoso. Aid organizations raise money for Giporoso’s genocide survivors with street performances, but their problems remain overwhelming. Photojournalist Hamada Elrasam captured for VOA images from their lives.

Rwanda’s Genocide Orphans Still Struggling

Elizabeth ArrottHamada Elsaram

Published April 04, 2014

The Rwandan genocide left behind an estimated 400,000 orphans. Some, now adults, found refuge in the Kigali slum Giporoso. Aid organizations raise money for Giporoso’s genocide survivors with street performances, but their problems remain overwhelming. Photojournalist Hamada Elrasam captured for VOA images from their lives.


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