Remember Gemima, who survived the genocide? She is one of the many Rwandan women helping to rebuild Rwanda today.
After the genocide, Gemima joined a coffee-growing cooperative supported by PEARL. Today she's growing coffee and prospering.
Photo by Sandy Peters
You can listen to Gemima and others talking about how women are helping to rebuild Rwanda at BBC's Woman's Hour: Rwandan coffee widows.
Read more about Gemima in BBC online: Coffee buzz lifts wartorn Rwanda. Read the online Detroit News article, Coffee, MSU help perk up Rwanda, discusses how the PEARL coffee project aims to help farmers--many of them widows--grow and sell gourmet coffee beans.
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