Support Refugees with Welcome Baskets this Lenten Season

In 1994, a dangerous group of rebels began a campaign of terror and genocide against the Tutsi people which destroyed millions of lives in Rwanda. After her sister was killed in the genocide, Esperance Chibalonza fled Rwanda with her four children and the three orphaned children of her sister in a dangerous bid to save […]

Lucy’s story: ‘We lost everything and were forced to start over’

Lucy Mulenzi is from the Republic of Rwanda. Warring political factions held an uneasy peace until an assassination in the mid-1990s threw the country into turmoil. In the course of just 100 days, between 500,000 and 1 million Rwandans were killed. Millions fled their homes. Chased by violence and death, Lucy, her mother and siblings […]