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Rwanda

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Rwanda
World Vision in Africa: Rwanda

Rwanda sits just south of the equator on the African plateau. Known as the "Land of a Thousand Hills," it’s Africa’s second smallest but most densely populated country, with more than 2,250 people per square kilometre.

See the communities World Vision works with in Rwanda:

1. Nyamata Go to Communtiy page 2. Ngenda Go to Communtiy page 3. Gashora Go to Communtiy page 4. Kahi Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Rugarama Go to Communtiy page      
Rwanda National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Rwanda 54/1000 58 Years 65% $460 86% 55% 10,169 11,689,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Over 70% of diseases that affect Rwandans are waterborne
  • One third of the population does not have access to safe water
  • Secondary school attendance remains one of the lowest in the world
  • Around 45% of children under five are malnourished

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