Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide

Following the genocide in Rwanda, where World Vision began relief and development work in 1994, hostility slowly yielded to faith and forgiveness, restoring communities and relationships. Learn more about the events leading up to the atrocities of April 1994, hear firsthand accounts from World Vision staff, and listen to stories of healing.

Published April 3, 2014 at 08:30am PDT

Learn more about Rwanda 20 years after the genocide

  • Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history — and the recovery of a shattered nation.
  • Check the World Vision blog for reflections on Rwanda throughout the month of April.

How you can respond

  • Sponsor a child in Rwanda. You can help continue the restoration in Rwanda. By supporting a boy or girl in need, you’ll help provide access to life-changing basics like nutritious food, clean water, healthcare, and education.
  • Pray with us. Join us in lifting up the children of Rwanda’s post-genocide generation.