Peace, Reconciliation & Dignity


Duration 9 days
Suggested group size 12 - 20 students / 2 Envoys Field Staff
Suggested ages 14 - 18
Experience Design & Stewardship
Public Health


Peace, Reconciliation & Dignity


Discover Rwanda's rich history and vibrant culture. From solemn visits to the Genocide Memorial to empowering experiences at the Nyamirambo Women Center, students delve deep into Rwanda's past and present. Engage with conservation efforts at the Ellen Fund Campus and Butaro District Hospital, gaining insights into healthcare and environmental sustainability. Explore architectural marvels and culinary delights in Kigali before bidding farewell to this unforgettable adventure.

“Hills embrace tales of rebirth and healing, Rwanda's journey from tragedy to triumph reflects the indomitable spirit of a nation.“


“Gorilla hills breathe hope, transformation rustles in the leaves.“


Impact Statement Everywhere we go, we carry a promise – to engage with respect, act with purpose, and leave a positive imprint. As envoys of our journey is more than travel; Our footprint is light, but our impact is profound, creating bridges of cooperation and mutual growth across the globe.

Day 1

Students fly to Rwanda. After check-in, they settle in, preparing for the adventure. During the daily debrief, highlights are shared, and upcoming plans discussed. Envoys staff ensures a seamless experience. Finally, students retire to their beds in Kigali, ready for the journey ahead.

Day 2

Students take part in a workshop on Rwanda, learning about history, social responsibility, health, and education. After lunch, they explore Kigali and participate in an "Amazing Race". If available, they attend a commemorative event for the genocide’s 30th anniversary.

Day 3

We visit the Genocide Memorial for solemn remembrance and lunch at a nearby restaurant. Then, we head to the Nyamirambo Women Center for an empowering experience, and visit the Niyo Art Gallery. After returning to the hotel, there's an Envoys-led workshop, dinner, and a debrief.

Day 4

Students travel to an Eco Lodge. Next, they visit the Ellen Fund Campus to learn about wildlife conservation. After returning to the hotel for relaxation, dinner is served, followed by a debrief.

Day 5

Students board a bus to the scenic Butaro Region, checking in at an eco lodge by Lake Burera. Lunch is followed by leisure time for swimming and relaxation. After some rest, a flavorful dinner is served. The day ends with a debrief for sharing experiences and insights.

Day 6

We visit Butaro District Hospital to learn about Rwanda's healthcare system. ABack at the lodge, there's a photography workshop by the lake. Then, students have free time to relax. In the evening, dinner is served, followed by a debrief session for students to share experiences.

Day 7

After breakfast, students take a bus to Kigali and visit the offices of MASS Design Group. They enjoy lunch and engage in architectural photography around the city. After checking into the hotel, they have time to rest before dinner.

Day 8

Students join a Kigali Food Walking Tour to explore local cuisine. After lunch, they visit Kimoronko Market for a cultural experience. In the evening, there's a program closing workshop for reflections. Dinner is served, followed by a debrief session.

Day 9

On the final day, students transfer to the airport, where they embark on their respective flight departures. This marks the end of their journey in Rwanda, as they bid farewell to the beautiful country and its experiences.

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Lenses of Inquiry


Public Health

This lens focuses on the impact of the program on the health and well-being of the population. In the context of Rwanda, the program's effectiveness can be assessed based on its ability to improve health outcomes, prevent diseases, and promote overall well-being.



Students explore Rwanda's creative expressions and cultural heritage, delving into its art, traditional crafts, and architecture. This exploration deepens their understanding of Rwanda's history, values, and identity, and highlights art's role in preserving cultural narratives.



Students learn about stewardship, responsibility, and sustainability in Rwanda by minimizing ecological footprints, promoting cultural sensitivity, and supporting local economies. Through this lens, they develop empathy, cultural awareness, and a commitment to positive contributions.


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