Saturday November 2 and 3 2013 – Rwanda Trip Begins

We are also at the airport in Nairobi heading for Rwanda while the others are heading for Canada.  Thirteen of us along with some Lacombe Rotary members are heading to Rwanda to open the deaf school.

It was about 2 AM on Saturday by the time we checked into our beautiful hotel in Kigali.



It was very tiring as we had left the Mara in the morning on Friday.  In the morning Mike Gouchie and I went for a meeting with our partners.  We have our local partners as well as our Red Deer partners here. We met at the Genocide museum.

The team is from the CrossRoads church in Red Deer.

Pastor Dan Cochrane, Deaf School Director, Dominic, Dan Wilson, Lawyer and Chairman of Global Compassion, Eric, and Bill Shaw Project Manager and member of Global Compassion



In the afternoon our team went to the Genocide museum and for lunch at 3 PM to a great Indian restaurant


1.     Our light supper tonight will be at Hôtel des Mille Collines, the setting of the movie “Hotel Rwanda”.

2.     Tomorrow we will begin our travel to the Umatura Deaf School for the grand opening and meetings to plan the next phases of the project.