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Date(s) - 04/10/2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

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“In 1994 Rwanda suffered a devastating genocide. Close to a million people were killed by neighbors, friends, even family. Horror swept the land. And when it was over, those who remained were broken, dead inside.

The country has made great strides in economic recovery, but “people are not like roads and buildings” says Kiki Katese, pioneering Rwandan theater director. “How do we rebuild a human being?”

Kiki decided to start Ingoma Nshya, Rwanda’s first and only women’s drumming troupe, open to women from both sides of the conflict. There was only one requirement: to leave the categories of the past at the gate…”

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