Celebrate the Resilience of Rwanda at the White Horse Black Mountain


Celebrate Rwandan Resilience
Thursday, April 21 – 6-9:30 p.m.- Celebrate the Resilience of Rwanda. Benefit with music, food, entertainment. $25 adults/$10 children/ under 5 free

The small central African nation of Rwanda is both a cautionary tale and a hopeful example. In the early 1990s it was the scene of one of the 20th century’s greatest preventable human tragedies, the Rwandan genocide, but it has since rebuilt and recovered to become one of the continent’s symbols of renewal. “Celebrate the Resilience of Rwanda!”, held at the White Horse Black Mountain from 6-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, is presented Africa Healing Exchange, an organization that works in post-confliict communities to break cycles of generational trauma and create a sustainable model that can be replicated in other locales. Proceeds will benefit women and families of Umutuzo in Rwanda, whose mission is to lift themselves out of poverty through transcending trauma, harmonious living and small business development. The event is part of the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism.
“Celebrate the Resilience of Rwanda!” is a multi-cultural family friendly affair featuring Grammy-nominated South African pop/soul powerhouse Laura Reed, Congolese fire-eater Seeko, sublime Ugandan singer/multi-instrumentalist Kinobe. Delicious West African cuisine prepared by Kente Kitchen can also be purchased for an additional $10.

Event runs 6-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 adults/$10 children/ under 5 free.
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About Thomas Calder
Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. His writing has appeared in Gulf Coast, the Miracle Monocle and elsewhere. His debut novel, The Wind Under the Door, comes out on March 23, 2021.

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