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NWC was founded in 2008 as a self-help group and quickly grew to become a center that offers free education for women in the Nyamirambo neighbourhood. Today women can join the center for classes in English, literacy, computer, sewing and...more
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House 22, KN 7 Avenue | Nyamirambo Women’s Center, Kigali, Rwanda
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We did a walking tour and it was one of the best bits of our holiday. The co-operative they have set up is fantastic! It's also a really nice neighbourhood and a very interesting tour to see daily life. Our tour guide was really fun...More
This place is great. It’s a great initiative providing free training to women in need. They fund this training with the not for profit shop they operate that employees 50 of their women. On top of this the shop produces great quality products and sells...More
NWC K, Manager at Nyamirambo Women's Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
I must admit I was a bit suspicious when this turned out to be the first stop on our tour. Oh no, a shop; we specifically told our tour company that we weren't interested in shopping our "souvenirs".
But, this isn't an ordinary shop and...More
Used to be one of my favorite places to buy gifts. But it became really expensive. For example a small keychain is now 8.000 RWF (+/- 8€ $9) when it was 5.000 ; a handbag that was less than 20.000 is now 25.000. Too bad....More
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NWC K, Manager at Nyamirambo Women's Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018
We are so sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your last visit at our shop. It is true that we have increased our prices in early 2018. The reason for that is that we have registered all our seamstresses in a...More
This tour was the perfect introduction to Kigali and Rwandan culture for my visitor. But as as a Muzungu resident I also found lots of interest. Highlights (as said in previous reviews) were the info on hairstyles, Rwandan culture and, most of all, the hectic...More
The tour was great, really laid back pace and tonnes of interesting things to see. After a short lesson in key rwandan phrases Shadia and Emma (our two great guides) showed us around the local area. My highlights were learning about traditional hairstyles and their...More
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NWCKigali, Owner at Nyamirambo Women's Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018
Thank you so much Nathan for the review,
we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed .
The NWC tour was the highlight of my visit to Kigali. The day starts off with an introduction to the center, it's history, and mission -- and a Kinyarwanda language lesson! These are key phrases that will help you throughout your tour and visit to...More
Get out of your airconditioned car and your Western hotel and meet the locals. Nyamirambo Women’s Centre is run by local women, for local women and families. The tour starts with some lessons in the local language,Kinyarwanda, so participants can interact with the people they...More
Nyamirambo, a interesting part of town. Here women came together to uplift themselves from poverty. This allowed them to do somethings on their own and become financial independent thus avoiding loitering. They take you around to show how they spend their daily life and what...More