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Béatrice Murekatete (sub Eng)

she decided to take care of more than 10 children, orphans of the Rwandan genocide



Beatrice Murekatete is one of the Rwandans who decided to take care of more than 10 children, orphans of the 1994 genocide committed against the Tutsi.

''No one knew about me where I used to stay. - told Béatrice - I was not among those being hunted down then, because my husband was a Hutu. After Genocide committed against Tutsi I saw the orphans in my neighbourhood, I said to myself that may be it would add to the cost, but I had to do what it takes to help those children. After analyzing the situation I decided to adopt the children of our neighbours who had been killed".

Interview made by Stanley Safari

8 February 2021

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