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Facts and figures

• A government  close all children institutions making Rwanda the first country in Africa to be free from institutions

• Approx 3,600 children in institutions across the country


Latest developments

• Mpore PEFA in Kigali housing 58 children and young adults of all ages. The last children moved out on 31st May 2012. This was the first institution closure by HHC in Africa

• Orphelinat Noel de Nyundo, Rwanda's largest and oldest insitution and home to 529 childen, closed in 2015 

• Home of Hope Orphanage was closed in January 2016, we had been working to close Home of Home since 2010.


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